SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – This is a big college graduation weekend. Here in the pioneer valley. Several Western Massachusetts schools of higher learning presented diplomas to their graduates on Saturday.
Westfield state University’s class of 2015 numbered 11 hundred men and women in 31 courses of study. It was the school’s 116th commencement.
Western New England University in Springfield awarded nearly six hundred Bachelor’s degrees. Unlike the other schools which held their ceremonies at the Mass Mutual center in downtown Springfield, Western New England presented its diplomas at the school’s alumni healthful living center.