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Sacred Heart University student Alison Cubbellotti of Trumbull, center, received her bachelor’s degree in nursing last weekend. — Photo by Tracy Deer-Mirek

Sacred Heart University student Alison Cubbellotti of Trumbull, center, received her bachelor’s degree in nursing after taking two years off during her college years for a liver transplant. Her donor, John Vales ’10, left, assisted in the presentation of her degree, as well as her godfather. Cubbellotti received a standing ovation from the crowd. Photo by Tracy Deer-Mirek