Approximately 1,000 students graduated from James Madison University in Virginia and were recognized during a December commencement ceremony, including Meghan Howard of Ocean City.
She received a Bachelor of Science in nursing.
The top three undergraduate majors were nursing, health sciences and hospitality management. Of the students in graduate programs, 149 received master’s degrees and 16 received doctoral degrees.
The top three programs for graduate students were education, physician assistant studies and occupational therapy.