Sen. Richard Blumenthal to address Class of 2013 at University of Bridgeport Commencement on May 11

Sen. Richard Blumenthal will address the Class of 2013 at the University of Bridgeport’s 103rd Commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Arena at Harbor Yard.

He will be joined by New York City Schools Chancellor and alumnus Dennis Walcott ’73, ’74, who will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters.

Graduates will be joined by members of the Class of 1963, who will be honored as Golden Knights on the 50th anniversary of their graduation.

A separate ceremony will be held for health sciences graduates at 2 p.m. Monday, May 13 at the Mertens Theater in the Arnold Bernhard Center. The Physician Assistant Program Class of 2013, the school’s first class, will be among health sciences students receiving their degrees.
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