BALTIMORE, MD - Two students from the Roxbury area were among the graduates at the Loyola University Maryland commencement exercises May 19.

Laura Aranda of Ledgewood, received a BA degree in French and Haley Valenza of Flanders, received a BBA degree in Accounting

Established in 1852, Loyola University Maryland is a Catholic, Jesuit comprehensive university comprising Loyola College, home to the University's arts and sciences programs; the Sellinger School of Business and Management; and the School of Education. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students from across the country.