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NCC spring commencement honors over 650 graduates


Northampton Community College (NCC) celebrated 652 graduates at commencement ceremonies held at NCC’s Bethlehem campus on May 23 and NCC’s Pocono campus on May 21.

Graduates ranged in age from 15 to 74 and hailed from all over the U.S. and the world.

Bethlehem student speaker Leslie Sinanan ’24, who earned an associate degree in dental hygiene while juggling two jobs, told her follow graduates, “Don’t let this be the last of your hard work. Continue to be ambitious. Rise to the next level. Place yourself in front of opportunities that scare you to face and overcome those fears. Constantly challenge yourself but remember to be your biggest fan. Most importantly, be a role model for the generations coming up that can look up to these great achievements and know anything is possible as long as you work hard for it.

Kevin Greene, co-owner and principal strategist of Faces International, a Lehigh Valley-based marketing and advertising agency served as the commencement speaker and Amy VanVarick-Colarusso, associate professor of business law, paralegal, and legal studies, was faculty speaker at the Bethlehem ceremony.

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