Local Students Earn Academic Honors

Mount Mercy University Graduate

Marlon Flores-Paniagua of Everett graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Mount Mercy University this May. A virtual commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 17.

For 90 years, Mount Mercy has grown in size and reputation, adapting to meet the changing educational needs of the Cedar Rapids community. Its 1,800+ students come from around the globe, creating a vibrant, diverse and open-minded campus community. A continuously updated undergraduate curriculum, in-demand master’s and doctoral programs, flexible online courses, and the region’s most successful accelerated program have resulted in Mount Mercy being recognized as national leader within the Conference for Mercy Higher Education.

For more information on Mount Mercy, visit mtmercy.edu.

Located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mount Mercy University is the regional Catholic, Mercy University that promises students of diverse backgrounds, ages and faiths a challenging, practical education that inspires them to discover knowledge, build community and lead courageous lives. Mount Mercy offers baccalaureate and graduate education to 1,800+ enrolled students and uniquely blends an outstanding liberal arts education with equally outstanding professional preparation.

Local Residents Graduate from Wentworth Institute of Technology

The following local residents have graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, Mass.

* Kevin Le of Everett

* Elder Serrano-Alas of Everett

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the University celebrated its Spring 2020 Commencement on April 25 with a special virtual toast in honor of the graduating students.

Founded in 1904, Wentworth Institute of Technology stresses project-based, hands-on learning, with an emphasis on cooperative education and careers, community enrichment, and contributing to the economic vitality of the Greater Boston region. The nationally ranked school is recognized as a leader in engineering, technology, design and science.

Wentworth has some 19 bachelor’s degree programs in areas such as architecture; construction management; mechanical, biomedical and civil engineering; and computer science. It offers master’s degrees in in applied computer science, architecture, civil engineering, construction management, facility management, and technology management.

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