More than 2,100 degrees were handed out Saturday to UMass Dartmouth  graduate and undergraduate students.  According to the University, the graduates come from 29 countries, and 20 different states in this country.  Also, 34 PHD's were awarded, the most ever.

The Commencement ceremonies were held at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield.

The Commencement speaker was Nina Totenberg, Legal Affairs correspondent for National Public Radio. Also being honored with the Chancellors Medal was Pete Souza, a Dartmouth native who served as White House photographer for both Presidents Obama and Bush.

Forty-nine Law School students will receive their degrees Monday at a 10am ceremony in the main auditorium on the UMass Dartmouth campus.