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CLASS Celebrates Fall 2013 Commencement

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences celebrates the success of its summer and fall graduates at its Fall Commencement ceremonies on December 20, 2013. In the issue of the CLASS News Update, the College spotlights five CLASS graduates who have overcome illnesses, long distances, crises of confidence and other significant obstacles that could have ended their efforts to earn their degrees. Each overcame those difficulties and will be among the College’s best and brightest on graduation day.

Congratulations to them and to all the CLASS graduates of 2013.

Maria Adeoti – Department of Psychology
Surviving cancer while earning a college degree

Kait Dineen – Jack J. Valenti School of Communication
Using public relations degree to rescue homeless animals in Houston

Princeton Miles – Moores School of Music
Making music matter beyond the classroom

Mandy Acevedo – Department of Psychology
Academic Achiever Program graduate helps others stay focused in college

Phuong My Nguyen – Department of History
Long-distance graduate student doesn’t let miles keep her from master’s degree