Paul J. Kattner, of Jim Thorpe, graduated with a bachelor of science degree in crime and justice from Albright College June 12.

Kattner was a member of the college's Accelerated Degree Completion Program. The program is designed for the working adult student to complete a bachelor's degree in approximately 24 months while attending one evening of classes per week.

Since the program's inception in 1997, the college has expanded it to nine regional classroom locations serving 10 counties throughout eastern and central Pennsylvania.

The Degree Completion program has more than 1,400 alumni and approximately 550 students currently enrolled.