Elizabeth Students Earn Degrees

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MIAMI, Fla.—Kaplan University celebrated the graduation of its winter 2010 class during a live ceremony on Jan. 30 in Miami, Fla. General Colin L. Powell, the 65th secretary of state and former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, served as the commencement speaker.

Four Elizabeth students were awarded degrees:

  • Nicole P. Annett was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
  • Christina T. Ferreiro was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Management.
  • Alisha C. Foster was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.
  • Aileen Vega was awarded a Master of Business Administration.

“You can improve yourselves using the incredible power of this revolution [in online education] …It’s how Kaplan University has grown and continues to grow. This revolution will speed through this country because of its effectiveness and power,” Gen. Powell told the graduates during the ceremony at the James L. Knight International Center in Miami. “Today celebrate your achievements; tomorrow get back online and determine what you are going to do next.”

The Kaplan University winter 2010 class of more than 3,300 students earned their associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees – as well as professional certificates – completely online. Many of them traveled from around the country and the world to attend the ceremony, meeting face-to-face for the first time.

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