Danielle Quirion, of Winslow, received a bachelor of science degree in biology and environmental studies during the 2014 commencement ceremonies of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, on Sunday, May 17.

Quirion, the daughter of Carl R. and Janet M. Quirion, studied abroad in Queensland, Australia, while at Hobart and William Smith.

Commencement 2015 marked the 190th graduation for Hobart and the 104th for William Smith. The classes of 2015 included 346 William Smith and 244 Hobart undergraduates, as well as four MAT students.

Hobart and William Smith are small, residential Colleges. Nearly all of the 2,421 students live on campus and many live in learning communities and theme houses that focus on community-building. With an 11:1 student to faculty ratio, students develop rewarding one-on-one partnerships with faculty mentors, often resulting in published papers or presentations at national conferences. HWS offers 47 majors and 69 minors. More than 60 percent of students create an independent course or major and many courses provide service-learning experiences, internships and job opportunities.

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