UConn Class of 2014 Commencements

The UConn College of Liberal Arts and Sciences held commencement ceremonies at Gampel Pavilion Sunday, while the Neag School of Education graduation was held at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts.  Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis, who protected her 15 first-graders when gunman Adam Lanza shot his way into the building on December 14, 2012, killing 20 children and six adults, by hiding them in a cramped bathroom, gave the commencement address to the Neag School graduates, And University of Texas professor of mathematics Philip Uri Treisman told CLAS grads that “democracy is not a spectator sport.” To read Chris Hoffman’s coverage of the events click here and here.

STORRS 05/11/14 Graduates with UConn's Neag School of Education applaud commencement speaker Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts Sunday. CLOE POISSON|cpoisson@courant.com

STORRS 05/11/14 Graduates with UConn’s Neag School of Education applaud commencement speaker Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts Sunday. CLOE POISSON|cpoisson@courant.com

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