UNE to graduate 1,247 students Saturday

Posted May 21, 2011, at 9:28 a.m.

BIDDEFORD, Maine — The University of New England is awarding 1,247 associates’, bachelors’, masters’ and doctoral degrees at a weekend commencement ceremony.

U.S. Rep. Michael Michaud is delivering the commencement address at the Biddeford school’s ceremony on Saturday. The commencement will be held at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland. Michaud, a Maine Democrat, will also receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

The university’s College of Osteopathic Medicine will graduate 120 physicians at the ceremony.