Posted Thursday, May 31st, 2012

The County College of Morris presented diplomas to the class of 2012 at its 43rd commencement ceremony May 24.

Nearly 1,300 students who completed their studies between August 2011 and May 2012 received diplomas in one of four degrees: Associate in Arts, Associate in Fine Arts, Associate in Science or Associate in Applied Science.

Holding to tradition, CCM President Edward J. Yaw gave the commencement address, using the opportunity to highlight some of the outstanding students and wish all of the graduates well.

Douglas Cabana, the deputy director of the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders, also addressed the graduates and congratulated them for achieving their goal of attaining a college degree.

Since the County College of Morris opened the doors to its campus in Randolph, more than 40,000 students have graduated.

Some of the most popular programs CCM students received degrees in are Humanities Social Science (Liberal Arts), Business Administration, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Biology and Exercise Science.

Included among the top schools CCM graduates are transferring to are the Corcoran School of Art Design, Cornell University, Fordham University, Parsons The New School for Design, Purdue University and the Rochester Institute of Technology, along with New Jersey’s leading colleges and universities.