BURLINGTON, VT – Mitchell A. Switzer of Fulton received a BSCE degree in Civil Engineering within the College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences during commencement ceremonies on May 19 at the University of Vermont.
The university conferred degrees this year on an estimated 3,258 graduates, including 2,577 bachelor’s, 439 master’s, 122 doctoral, and 106 M.D. degree recipients, in addition to 14 post-baccalaureate certificates.
Among degree recipients were students from 44 states 17 countries.
Chartered in 1791, UVM was the first college or university in the United States that did not give preference to a religious sect in its charter and the first to allow women to join Phi Beta Kappa.
UVM now has nearly 10,459 undergraduates in eight schools and colleges, 1,540 graduate students and 449 medical students.
As a small, comprehensive university, it blends the academic heritage of a private university with services missions in the land-grant tradition.