The spring ceremonies included the awarding of master's and bachelor's degrees to students hailing from across the country and the world.
Fitchburg State is hosting its 126th commencement exercises in 2022 with fully in-person celebrations of student achievement.
Cardarelli's charitable work bridges the education gap to support displaced refugee and migrant children and underserved communities around the globe.
Fitchburg State conferred degrees to students from 19 states and 10 countries at the ceremony.
Fitchburg State's virtual ceremonies honored students completing graduate and undergraduate programs.