RIC, Bryant, RWU hold graduation ceremonies

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Rhode Island College, Bryant University, and Roger Williams University kicked off college commencement ceremonies Saturday in Rhode Island.

New graduates nationwide are receiving their diplomas and entering the working world.

Rhode Island Public Radio’s Scott MacKay spoke at RIC’s undergraduate commencement ceremony and received an honorary degree, while National Book Award Winner and New York Times bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick addressed all Roger Williams graduates.

This commencement weekend will continue Sunday with graduations at the University of Rhode Island and Salve Regina.

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