Fil-Am grads from northeast U.S. states honored at PH Center in NY

  NEW YORK -- Thirty-one Filipino and Filipino American higher education graduates from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island marched down the Philippine Center's Kalayaan Hall for the 7th Philippine Graduation Ceremony on June 8. Thirteen other graduates from Harvard were earlier honored in another ceremony. This year's PGrad batch is composed of many academic achievers, led by two summa cum laude economics graduates Jonathan Coronel from Fordham University and Gabrielle Magallanes from St. John's University; magna cum laude graduates Jason Louie Singson (BA in Education, City College of New York) and Iris Dumaual (BA in English, St. John's Uni...

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