KINGSTON, RHODE ISLAND – The University of Rhode Island celebrated more than 4,000 of its newest alumni during the University’s 136th Commencement.
Close to 3,600 undergraduate degrees and more than 800 graduate degrees were conveyed to students during the ceremonies which took place May 20-22, 2022.
Among the graduates were a 6 Framingham residents. They were:
- Haley Marie Taglienti of Framingham (01701)
- Catherine O’Donnell of Framingham (01702)
- Kyla Nicole Rowe of Framingham (01702)
- Erin Concorde Babineau of Framingham (01701)
- Alyssa Rose Bradley of Framingham (01701)
- Alexandra Youngsman of Framingham (01701)
World renowned ocean explorer and professor of oceanography Robert Ballard, Ph.D. ’75, Hon. ’86, delivered the undergraduate commencement address from aboard his ship, the E/V Nautilus, while an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree was conferred upon Waterfire Founder and Executive Artistic Director Barnaby M. Evans. To view ceremony highlights, visit: uri.edu/commencement/y2022.
Founded in 1892, the University of Rhode Island is the principal public flagship research and graduate institution in Rhode Island. Competitive and highly regarded, its 14,300 undergraduate students and more than 2,700 graduate students represent 48 states and 76 countries across the globe.
With 203 academic programs, the University offers its undergraduate, graduate, and professional students distinctive educational opportunities designed to meet the global challenges of today’s world and the rapidly evolving needs of tomorrow.