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Thousands celebrate Excelsior College graduation

Paul Elliott of Schenectady and Patti-Jo Ferraro of Colonie were among the graduates at Friday's Excelsior College commencement.
Paul Elliott of Schenectady and Patti-Jo Ferraro of Colonie were among the graduates at Friday's Excelsior College commencement.
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“I really wanted a 3.8 GPA,” Paul Elliott of Schenectady said as he pulled on his cap and gown on Friday. “But I only ended up with a 3.75.” Elliott was one of the 5,671 working adults from all over the country and the world honored at Excelsior College’s commencement ceremony on Friday at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. Of the graduates, 300 attended the ceremony, while the rest tuned in via ...


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momof2
July 11, 2009
11:45 a.m.

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Congrats to all Excelsior College graduates! I graduated from Empire State College on June 14, 2009. As an adult learner I can appreciate what goes into working for 4 years to get the degree while having a full time job and a family to take care of.

Be VERY proud of your accomplishment and know it will be all worth it!!!

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