The following local residents were among the students who received their degrees from Roger Williams University in May as part of the Class of 2021:
Brooke McDermott of Yorktown Heights, graduates with a B.S. in Architecture
Shannon Spor of Yorktown Heights, graduates with a B.A. in Communication & Media Studies
About RWU: With campuses on the coast of Bristol and in the heart of Providence, R.I., Roger Williams University is a forward-thinking private university committed to strengthening society through engaged teaching and learning. At RWU, small classes, direct access to faculty and guaranteed opportunity for real-world projects ensure that its nearly 4,000 undergraduates - along with hundreds of law students, graduate students and adult learners - graduate with the ability to think critically along with the practical skills that today's employers demand. Roger Williams is leading the way in American higher education, confronting the most pressing issues facing students and families - increasing costs, rising debt and job readiness.