HAMDEN, Conn. — Erin Rodrigue, of Winthrop, received a Bachelor of Arts in communications at Quinnipiac University’s 86th undergraduate commencement exercises.

Quinnipiac conferred 1,709 Bachelor’s Degrees across six schools and colleges — Arts and Sciences, Business, Communications, Engineering, Health Sciences, and Nursing. The ceremonies were held on May 21 and 22 at the TD Bank Sports Center on the York Hill Campus.

About Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 6,784 full-time undergraduate and 2,884 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 381 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu. Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/quinnipiacunews and follow Quinnipiac on Twitter @QuinnipiacU.