"The NUCLEUS Program is very excited to have so many seniors graduating this year and the College of Arts and Sciences is committed to continuing to support student success," said Tara Falcone, graduate assistant for the NUCLEUS Program.
Falcone emphasized the senior class' success across a wide range of majors and their diverse graduation plans.
Several NUCLEUS seniors will pursue further education in areas such as athletic training, nursing, law, speech language pathology and biomedical sciences at institutions including the University of Buffalo, University of Maryland and Wake Forest University. Others will enter medical programs at institutions across the country, including Jefferson Medical College, New York Medical College and the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.
Following are the program's graduating seniors:
Andrew Agostini, Sarah-Joy Akhimien, Samantha Albanese, Alyssa Atanacio, Esther Ayettey, Valentine Bagirimvano, Shoaib Baqi, Lauren Berry, Hamza Bhatti, Emily Biser, Clyde Broderick, Erica Chandler, Chelsea Cimino, Amani Clotter, Maria Cobanera, Ellenie Cruz, Deangie Davis, Jessica Dougherty, Lourdes Duluc, Jordann Duncan, Chika Egbe, Shirleeah Fayson, Michelle Francis, Natasha Gaston, Alejandra Gonzalez, Jekira Grady, Case Gregory, Amanda Grigoli, Deana Hamilton, Alexia Hay, Michele Hudgins, Rachel Jamison, Ashlee Johnson, Keywan Johnson, Yasir Khan, Danielle Lopez, Michelle Ma, Tara Mitchell, Angelica Montes, Ugochi Okwu-Lawrence, Ife Ologbauma, Amira Parker, Remi Poindexter, Kendall Poole, Sheilah Power, Dustin Robles, Christine Rostom, Angela Sansone, Glenn Schiotis, Ilana Schlesinger, Iman Shamloul, Sharon Song, Jessica Stanley, Olivia Welna, Alexandra West and Camille White.
Recently, permanent staffing has been established for the NUCLEUS Program as part of the College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Academic Services division. On May 1, Rosalind Johnson was appointed as assistant dean for student success. Tara Falcone will serve as academic program coordinator responsible for NUCLEUS, beginning June 1.