MAY 14, 2006 -- Many college students received their degrees Saturday at UNC Wilmington. The commencement ceremonies took place at Trask Coliseum.
Students from the College of Arts and Sciences are now ready to head out into the work force.
Families and friends came out to celebrate with their loved ones.
University officials say about 1,400 students received their undergraduate degrees and around 200 left with graduate degrees.
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