Lindsay Samela of Scotia Graduates from the University at Albany

ALBANY, NY (06/24/2010)(readMedia)-- Lindsay Samela of Scotia NY graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Rhetoric and Communication from the University at Albany.

During its Spring Commencement Weekend May 15-16, the University at Albany awared 3,141 degrees, including 2,260 undergraduate and 881 graduate degrees. The undergraduates received degrees in 50 different majors, with the largest numbers in psychology, business, communication, English, sociology, economics, history, biology, and political science. Twenty military veterans graduated in the class, with 87 students participating in the Presidential Scholars Program. The class became part of the global network of more than 147,000 living alumni.

Educationally and culturally, the University at Albany-SUNY puts "The World Within Reach" for its 18,000 students. An internationally recognized research university with 58 undergraduate majors and 128 graduate degree programs, UAlbany is a leader among all New York State colleges and universities in such diverse fields as public policy, nanotechnology and criminal justice. With a curriculum enhanced by 300 study-abroad opportunities, UAlbany launches great careers. For more information about this globally ranked University, visit For UAlbany's extensive roster of faculty experts, visit

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