2015 Graduate Profile

Gail Murray

Hometown: Portmore, St. Catherine, Jamaica

Major:  Meteorology - Operational track Minor: Mathematics

WCSU Degree:  Bachelor of Science, Meteorology

ACTIVITIES:Kathwari Honors Program, International Students Club, Meteorology Club, School of Arts and Sciences Dean's Circle, Weather Center volunteer, Refuge Temple Church of God member; Internship: WTNH News 8; part-time work as Information Technology and Innovation (ITI) Computer Center Assistant (2015-present), ITI Student Training Specialist (2014-present), tutor in calculus, mathematics and meteorology (2013-15)

Honors and Awards: Dean’s List (Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013), Alumni Scholarship recipient, Dr. Mel Goldstein Scholarship in Meteorology, Jonathan D. Mottley Memorial Scholarship, Macricostas Family Scholarship, graduating cum laude.. [read more...]

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Commencement 2015 Recap

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Undergraduate commencement video

Graduate commencement video

Commencement Recap

About 780 students received undergraduate degrees as friends, families and loved ones looked on proudly on Sunday, May 10, during Western's 117th commencement, held for the first time at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport. Former Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell was the commencement speaker.

At a separate graduate commencement ceremony on Friday, May 8, in the Feldman Arena of the William O’Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, 54 students received graduate and doctoral degrees. The commencement speaker was Sen. Chris Murphy. 

As important as the actual degrees received are the feelings of accomplishment and satisfaction experienced by our graduates. Whether they enrolled at Western upon graduating from high school, after a stint at a community college or other university, or after decades in the workforce — every member of the Class of 2015 had something to celebrate at commencement.

Following are highlights of commencement weekend, in images, video and narrative.

Degree Recipients

Commencement Addresses

  • Graduate speaker - Christopher S. Murphy
  • Undergraduate speaker - Jodi Rell

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