Congratulations, AUNE 2014 Graduates!

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See a photo gallery from Commencement.

You’ll be able to purchase individual photographs from photographer Steve Holmes.

Antioch University New England awarded degrees to 138 graduates and finishers on May 17 at Keene Middle School.

Highlights of the day:

  • Acting Director of the Peace Corps Carrie Hessler-Radelet, the Commencement speaker, noted that the Peace Corps and AUNE have much in common. Our purpose is sparking real change, one person, one connection at a time, she said.
  • Marilyn Castriotta, MS ’14, and chair of student government, received the President’s Distinguished Leadership award.
  • Walter Chuck Stead, PhD ’14, received the Toni Murdock Student Innovation Award.
  • Apollinaire William, Environmental Studies doctoral student, Yves Gakunde, MS ’12, Viola Katusiime, MS ’14, Director of Admissions Laura Andrews, and Jim Gruber, ES faculty member, sang Byari Bikwiye (It Was Worth It) in Kinyarwanda. William wrote the song.

These degrees were awarded:

  • 110 master’s in applied psychology, education, environmental studies and management
  • 15 doctoral degrees (PsyD) in clinical psychology
  • 8 doctoral degrees (PhD) in environmental studies
  • 5 certificates in autism spectrum disorders and in post-master’s principal certification

Read the Keene Sentinel’s article about Commencement.
Read the Union Leader’s coverage of Commencement.

See video clips of the day.



Special Music

Main Address

DVDs of Commencement are available for $20 from videographer David Teubner. Contact him at