GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

May 20, 2013

Salem State University commencements


Gloucester Daily Times

---- — Bertolon School of Business and School of Human Services

When: Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m. at the O’Keefe Center

Number of graduates: 672

Speakers and honorary degrees: William Cummings, founder of Cummings Properties and Cummings Foundation, and Joyce Cummings, founder, director and trustee of Cummings Foundation

Student address: Jesse Mader, of Marblehead, majoring in business administration and economics

Degrees awarded: Bachelor of Science in business administration, criminal justice, occupational health studies, nursing, and social work

College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education

When: Saturday, May 18, at 3 p.m. at the O’Keefe Center

Number of graduates: 741

Speaker: Sima Samar, Afghan international human rights and women’s advocate

Student address: Ahmadou Balde of Lynn, who received degrees in economics and political science

Honorary degree recipients: Sima Samar and Carol Fulp, president and CEO, The Partnership, Inc.

Degrees awarded: Bachelor of Arts in art, biology, chemistry, English, history, music, political science, psychology, sociology, Spanish, theater arts; Bachelor of Fine Arts in theater arts; Bachelor of Science in athletic training, biology, cartography and geographic information systems, chemistry, communications, computer sciences, economics, geography, mathematics, political science, psychology, sociology, and sport and movement science