Graduation day for Yale students

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– It’s graduation day at Yale.

The school’s 313th commencement just wrapped up around noon.  After years of hard work members of class 2014 received their diplomas.  yale grads

Students describe this day as bittersweet but are looking forward to new opportunities.

Some graduates News 8 talked with already have jobs lined up in New Haven, others are venturing out of the state in hopes of someday returning.

“I have a job lined up as a nurse practitioner in critical care at Yale New Haven hospital,” said Christopher Norman. Masters of Science and Nursing.”I met a lot of great people here. I’m leaving and I’m feeling like I have a lot of great colleagues in a lot of different areas, the professional network is wonderful and I made a lot of good friends.”

Monday’s commencement is the first presided over by President Peter Salovey, who is completing his first academic year on the job.

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