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New graduates ready to join work force after UC commencement

By WKTV News

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The 2014 Graduate and Undergraduate classes received their diploma at the Utica College commencement ceremonies, Sunday.
 
450 students made up the Class of 2014 undergrad class, and the graduation marked the culmination of hard work and dreams for the students.
 
"We have students studying in fields that will be able to process into the Nano technology field," said UC President, Todd Hutton. "Fields like cyber security, science, physics, we have 35 majors so we have broad panel of majors as well"
 
Former college ice hockey player Travis Roy was the keynote speaker at the ceremony Sunday. He formerly played for Boston University before cracking his fourth vertebra in just his first game there, and is now a quadriplegic.
 

He spoke to the new graduates about overcoming obstacles, and making positive life experiences. 

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