Tag Archives: Graduation

The making of winter commencement


Jeniece Roman – General Assignment Reporter Patrick Dilger, chair of the University Commencement Committee, said the major difference between the May and December commencement is the location. “There’s less planning to do for the December ones because they’re smaller and also we have a kind of template that we use every year,” said Dilger. The undergraduate commencement in May is

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Market Yourself Event teaches students how to be job professional


Taylor Nicole Richards – News Writer Students in Southern’s American Marketing Association (AMA) created the first annual Market Yourself event in the ballroom on March 14 to get students interested in how they will present themselves professionally upon graduation. The event ran for five hours and featured various guest speakers and hands-on workshops. “This event encompasses a whole spectrum of opportunities for

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Is a degree in four years possible at SCSU?


Amy Kulikowski – Special to the Southern News Within the four state universities in Connecticut, SCSU has adopted the term as being a five-year school. Southern has fallen behind Central Connecticut State University at a 52 percent graduation rate, and Eastern Connecticut State University at 52.7 percent, according to data from College Measures. Marianne Kennedy, associate vice president for academic

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New proposed policy will help students graduate on time if approved


Aaron Berkowitz – News Writer  SCSU’s University Committee Forum [UCF] is scheduled to come to a decision during their next meeting on whether or not their proposal to alter the school’s Independent Study Policy for undergraduate students should be approved. The proposal reads: “If a student is unable to register for a course required for graduation and not taking the

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