NEW CANAAN, Conn. - At the University of Vermont’s 213th Commencement ceremony on May 18 in Burlington, Vt., 2,904 students were awarded bachelor’s degrees. The following New Canaan residents received theirs:
• Nicholas Horstmeyer, Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Mathematics, College of Engineering & Math Sciences
• Carolyn Lawrence, Bachelor of Science, Animal Sciences, College of Agriculture & Life Science
• Timothy Robustelli, Bachelor of Arts, History, College of Arts & Sciences
There were some 575 advanced degrees and certificates awarded by the UVM Graduate College and 106 women and men took the oath of Hippocrates following the awarding of their medical degrees at ceremonies of the UVM College of Medicine.
Chartered in 1791, UVM was the first college or university in the United States that did not give preference to a religious sect in its charter. UVM now has 9,970 undergraduates in seven schools and colleges, 1,317 graduate students and 454 medical students. The University of Vermont combines faculty-student relationships most commonly found in a small liberal arts college with the resources of a major research institution.