College commencement season starts in New Hampshire

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KEENE, N.H. (AP) — College commencement season is underway in New Hampshire.

The New Hampshire College and University Council estimates that more than 60,000 friends and relatives will watch more than 15,000 students graduate across the state in May and June.

Colleges hosting commencement ceremonies Saturday include Colby-Sawyer, Keene State College, Rivier University, and Southern New Hampshire University.

Keene State graduates will hear from Gov. Maggie Hassan and Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, granddaughter of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and president of Goodwill Industries of Northern New England. Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina is speaking at Southern New Hampshire University's commencement.

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