The faculty and staff at the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh are pleased to announce that the following local residents were awarded degrees during the college's commencement services this spring:
• Nicole Elizabeth Bateman of Lisbon, bachelor's in TV-video broadcast journalism.
• Dylan James Kelly of Madrid, bachelor's in criminal justice.
SUNY Plattsburgh (www.plattsburgh.edu) was founded in 1889 as a teaching college and in 1948 became an original member of the State University of New York.
Under President John Ettling, Ph.D., the four-year comprehensive college now serves 5,500 undergraduates and 500 graduate students.
It offers more than 60 programs/majors, which prepare graduates for professional life and advanced studies through a strong foundation in liberal arts and an experience that celebrates excellence, ethical values, lifelong learning and responsible citizenship in a global community.