Cold Spring Residents Earn Degrees and Honors

Sarah Hershey named Outstanding Graduate by SUNY New Paltz

The State University of New York at New Paltz announced the conferral of nearly 1,100 undergraduate degrees and more than 200 graduate degrees following the conclusion of the spring 2015 semester. The college wishes to congratulate the following graduates from Cold Spring: Ian Gallagher, who earned a B.S. in early childhood and childhood education B-6 – biology B-6; Luke Solomon, who earned a B.S. in marketing; Sarah Hershey, who earned a B.A. in communication disorders; and Krista Osborn, who earned an M.S. in education with a concentration in special education: adolescence.

The 2015 SUNY New Paltz Outstanding Graduates ceremony was held May 15 in recognition of the superb achievement, in and out of the classroom, of a select group of undergraduate and graduate students. Hershey was one of only 112 New Paltz students whose academic and co-curricular performance was recognized with the Outstanding Graduate designation.

SUNY New Paltz is a college of about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students. New Paltz offers majors in its schools of business, liberal arts and sciences, engineering, fine and performing arts, and education.

Zachary Landtroop of Cold Spring graduated from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, and earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering at Lafayette’s commencement on Saturday, May 23. Lafayette is a liberal arts college with 2,400 students and 215 full-time faculty that offers a wide variety of undergraduate degree programs.

Emily Knapp of Cold Spring graduated from the University of New Haven with a B.S. in fire science. The University of New Haven is a private institution specializing in experiential education. Founded in 1920, the university enrolls approximately 1,800 graduate students and more than 4,600 undergraduates.

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