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Hofstra Congratulates Class of 2017

Jul 25, 2017 06:28PM ● By Theresa Gilman

Hofstra University

(Editor's Note: the following information was provided by Hofstra University.)

HEMPSTEAD, NY -- About 2,100 Hofstra University students earned their undergraduate, graduate or law degrees during commencement ceremonies on May 21-22, 2017 at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex. Watch videos or see photos from the various ceremonies at

The following local students earned their degrees:

  • Gabrielle Burgess of Dracut with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance.

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked private university just 25 miles from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention with the resources, technology, and facilities of a large university. Students can chose from undergraduate and graduate offerings in liberal arts and sciences, business, engineering and applied science, communication, education, health sciences and human services, honors studies, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine. Named to the 2015 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, and the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates, Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students known for civic engagement and public service.

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