St. Vincent’s College conferred degrees to 179 members of the Class of 2016 at Friday’s commencement exercises. Most of the students graduated with degrees in nursing: 114 students earned associate of nursing degrees, while 29 others received Bachelor of Science degrees in nursing.
St. Vincent’s also awarded associate degrees in radiography and medical assisting, and Bachelor of Science degrees in radiologic sciences. The student commencement speakers were Vivian Lounsbury of Bridgeport and Justin Gagner of Oxford.
The Rev. Larry Fullerton, executive pastor, Black Rock Congregational Church, gave the commencement address. The ceremony took place at the University of Bridgeport’s Arnold Bernhard Arts & Humanities Center, Mertens Theatre.