MEXICOThe University College at Rumford/ Mexico announced its 32 graduates who will receive their degrees or certificates this spring.

“Many of our students are first generation college students,” a statement from the college said. Many are career changers, and all of them are determined to be successful in college and beyond, the release said.

The graduation ceremony and dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Rumford Eagles Hall. The commencement speaker will be Amy Line, instructor in Human Services for the University of Maine at Augusta.

The graduates and their degrees or certificates who attended the college in Mexico or who attended one of the ITV sites are:

Certificate of dental assisting: Courtney Knox,  Peru.

Associate of liberal arts: Robert Haynes, Rumford, Tanya Lauzier, Rumford, Aaron McPhee, Rumford, Ashley Robbins, Dixfield, Angela Woods, Dixfield.

Associate of science in nursing: Tasha Adams, New Sharon, Sandra Farmer, Wilton.

Associate of science in mental health and human services: Carol Averill, Dixfield, Tracy Dowland, Peru, Tina Hazard, Rumford, Roger Payne, Rumford.

Bachelor of applied science: David A. Hathaway, Livermore Falls, Kevin Plaisted, East Dixfield.

Bachelor of arts in biology: Stephanie Ross, New Sharon.

Bachelor of arts in liberal studies: Patti Belanger, New Vineyard, Barbara Dolloff, Canton, Kim Hamel, Rumford, Robert Haynes, Rumford, Gina Knox, Mexico, Carl Schofield, Bryant Pond, Leanna White, Strong.

Bachelor of science in business administration; Karin Love, Strong, Deanna Melville, Farmington, Brad St. Laurent, Mexico.

Bachelor of science in dental hygiene: Joann Moulton, Hanover.

Bachelor of science in justice studies: Derek Franchetti, Jay, Sheri Gray, Livermore Falls, Heidi Valley, Livermore Falls.

Bachelor of science in mental health and human services: Megan Alleck, Mexico, Grace Packard, Peru, Michelle Worthley, Rumford.