EducationVillanova University announces local 2012 graduatesBy Community Advocate Staff - July 26, 2012021 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Villanova, Penn. – Local students graduated from Villanova University during a spring commencement ceremony, held May 20.Emily Coombs, of Southborough,? earned? a Bachelor of Arts, and Christopher Howard, also of Southborough, earned? a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.