Bucknell University has conferred bachelor's and master's degrees to students who completed their graduation requirements during this past spring semester. Degrees were awarded May 19 for studies in liberal arts and professional programs in engineering, education, management and music.

Kelly R. Purcell, Barnesville, daughter of Terrance and Virginia Purcell of Barnesville, and a 2009 graduate of Mahanoy Area High School, graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in neuroscience.