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From left, Umaru Barrie and Temitope Omoladun graduate from UAlbany after stellar academic performance, extensive community service work, and having led a May 5 rally to raise awareness about the kidnapping of more than 230 Nigerian schoolgirls. (Photo by Mark Schmidt)  

When they cross the stage at the University at Albany Commencement on May 18, seniors Temitope [pronounced Tem-ee-to-pay] Omoladun and Umaru Barrie will be one step closer to fulfilling their dreams. Omoladun, of Staten Island, and Barrie, of Harlem, have pages and pages of community engagement experience in their profiles, driven by a dedication to justice and giving back to the community. Both place a high premium on the value of their education at UAlbany.

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