Area college commencements

Graduates listened at the UMass Boston commencement. Graduates listened at the UMass Boston commencement. (David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
June 4, 2011

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Killian Court

Speaker: Ursula M. Burns, chairwoman and CEO, Xerox Corp.

Degrees: Bachelor’s, master’s, doctorates

UMass Boston

Campus Center Circle Lawn

Speaker: Muriel A. Howard, president, American Association of State Colleges and Universities

Graduates: 2,390 undergraduates and 1,247 graduates

Degrees: Bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, master of arts, master of science, master of business administration, master of education, doctor of education, doctor of philosophy, certificate of advanced graduate study, post-master’s certificate, master of fine arts, doctor of nursing practice, and educational specialist

Honorary degrees, awards: James C. Calhoun, basketball coach, University of Connecticut; Larry Lucchino, president and CEO of Red Sox; Charles Rose, senior vice president and dean of City Year; Frances West, worldwide director, IBM Human Ability and Accessibility Center

Berkshire Community College

Tanglewood Music Center, Lenox

Speaker: Mark Orlowski, Berkshire Community College graduate, founder and executive director of Sustainable Endowments Institute

Graduates: 300

Degrees: Associate of arts, associate of science

Massasoit Community College

Brockton Campus

Speaker: Charles Wall, college president

Graduates: 800

Degrees: Associate of arts, associate of science, associate of applied science, certificates