Friday, May 20, 2016

SUNY Potsdam graduates Saturday, several local students included

POTSDAM — SUNY Potsdam will recognize more than 1,000 graduates during the college’s bicentennial commencement ceremony Saturday. The class of 2016 will be honored at a special ceremony befitting SUNY Potsdam’s 200th anniversary, officials said. Local graduates include: Sarah Bean of Olean, bachelor’s degree in creative writing; Emma Hibit of East Otto, cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in music education; Tylor Lehman of Wellsville, bachelor’s degree in computer science; Karimah Rahman of Olean, bachelor’s degree in psychology; Jonathan Ryan of Alfred Station, bachelor’s degree in art studio; Cora-Beth Shott of Scio, bachelor’s degree in anthropology.