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 2015 Commencement Spotlights

 

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Heather Fatcheric                     

Hometown: Princeton, MA


Major: History
Next Steps: Master's in Education, UMassD


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Tejendra Patel                           

Hometown: New Bedford, MA


Major: Computer Engineering
Minor: Mathematics
Next Steps: Interaction Engineer, Akamai Technologies Inc.


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Sapna Jawid Piracha             

Hometown: Islamabad, Pakistan


Master's in Business Administration
Next Steps: A career in big data


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Brittany Raposa                       

Hometown: Somerset, MA


Juris Doctor, UMass Law
Next Steps: A career in family law or health policy law


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Matthew Crossman               

Hometown: Taunton, MA


Major: Computer Engineering
Next Steps: Master's in Computer Engineering, UMassD


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WecJeannie Emmanuel      

Hometown: Brockton, MA


Major: Psychology and French
Next Steps: Advanced study in clinical psychology or pyschiatric nursing


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Jordan McDonald

Hometown: Brockton, MA


Major: Crime & Justice Studies
Next Steps: Day care coordinator & preschool teacher, Westfield Child Care Center, Brockton


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Carolyn McQuillan                

Hometown: Natick, MA


Major: Graphic Design
Next Steps: Associate Graphic Design Specialist, Liberty Mutual Insurance


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Matthew DaCosta                     

Hometown: New Bedford, MA


Majors: Psychology & Pre-Med
Next Steps: Applying to Physician Assistant programs


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Carlos Colon                             

Hometown: Boston, MA


Majors: Psychology & Political Science
Next Steps: Advanced study in political theory and security studies


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Kiley Alpaugh                           

Hometown: Watertown, MA


Major: Psychology
Next Steps: Advanced study in clinical psychology


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Renee Laurencelle           

Hometown: Tyngsboro, MA


Major: Nursing
Next Steps: Preparing for the National Council Licensure Examination for RNs


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Aneudy Narciso Gonzalez       

Hometown: Harlem, New York


Juris Doctor, UMass Law
Next Steps: Career as a public interest lawyer


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Keneshia Estime                      

Hometown: Boston, MA


Major: Psychology
Next Steps: Continued study to become a psychiatric nurse


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David Burr                                  

Hometown: Medway, MA


Major: Painting and 2D Studies
Next Steps: Graduate study in painting


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Ana Paula Krelling                 

Hometown: São Paulo, Brazil


Dual Ph.D. degree in Oceanography/Marine Science
Next Steps: Professor at Federal University of Ceará


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Ryan Carey                                

Hometown: Somerset, MA


Major: Nursing
Next Steps: Nurse, cardiothoracic care unit


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Maegan McConnell                  

Hometown: Dartmouth, MA


Major: Management- Entrepreneurship and Small Business
Next Steps: Teaching English, Barcelona


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Zachary Kowzic                      

Hometown: Wareham, MA


Major: Marketing
Next Steps: A career in inbound marketing & international business


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Sara M. Cederholm               

Hometown: Middleboro, MA


Juris Doctor, UMass Law
Next Steps: Law clerk, Massachusetts Appeals Court


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Lauren Roche                        

Hometown: Norfolk, MA


Majors: Political Science and Sculpture & 3D Studies
Next Steps: Paralegal at Boston law firm Mullen and McGourty


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Nicholas Phillips                    

Hometown: Somerset, MA


Major: Bioengineering
Next Steps: Doctoral study, Biomedial Engineering and Biotechnology 


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Aubrie Brault                        

Hometown: New Bedford, MA


Majors: Writing and Communications & Literature and Criticism
Next Steps: Master's in Professional Writing, UMassD


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Genesis Barrientos               

Hometown: New Bedford, MA


Major: Sociology
Minor: Women's and Gender Studies
Next Steps: Career in non-profit administration


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Samantha Smith                   

Hometown: Barnstable, MA


Major: Biology
Next Steps: Ophthalmic technician at Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston


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Jillian Bolinger                        

Hometown: New Bedford, MA


Major: Physics
Minor: Mathematics
Next Steps: Master's in physics, UMassD


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Shravani Kakarla                  

Hometown: Turks & Caicos Islands


Major: Bioengineering
Next Steps: Graduate study, biochemical/environmental engineering


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Alyssa Foley                              

Hometown: West Bridgewater, MA


Major: Marketing
Next Steps: Career in social media marketing


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Jacqueline Tran                      

Hometown: Braintree, MA


Major: Bioengineering
Next Steps: Medical School, UMass Medical


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Christopher Crogan        

Hometown: Wilbraham, MA


Major: Computer Science
Minor: Philosophy
Research: "Mind's Brains and Robots: Towards a Computational Theory of Semantics"


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