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UND Blog: Former UND hockey standout earns degree while playing in NHL

Former UND hockey standout and current National Hockey League player Rocco Grimaldi receives his bachelor in communication degree from UND.

Every online student has different schedules, commitments and opportunities.

National Hockey League player Rocco Grimaldi, a former University of North Dakota standout on the ice and in the community, has his own story, that includes online learning.

When offered to forgo his final two seasons at UND and turn pro, Grimaldi didn’t want to bypass his goal of obtaining a university degree.

Click here to read about how he did it.