Bates Commencement 2014: Press Kit
Bates College held its 148th Commencement on Sunday, May 25, on the Historic Quad.
The college conferred honorary degrees on four leaders in the realms of journalism, computer science, business and the arts. The ceremony concluded with the graduation of 448 seniors, each of whom received a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree.
The Bates Communications Office makes the following resources available for the use of journalists reporting on the event. (NOTE: Some links won’t be active until May 27 or later.)
Contact: Kent Fischer, Director of Media Relations
Office 207-786-8248 | Cell 207-376-6282 | Email firstname.lastname@example.org
About Commencement 2014
- What happened at Bates’ 148th Commencement
- Commencement announcement with honorand biographies (April 21, 2014)
- Commencement traditions at Bates
Download high-resolution portraits of the honorands (open image and right-click or control-click to download):
Commencement 2014 in sound and image (an audio slideshow of Bates staff images to be posted after May 27, 2014)
Flickr photo galleries of the Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies (to be posted after May 27, 2014)
- Honorary degree citations and conferrals
- Commencement address by Isabel Wilkerson
- Address by senior speaker Collin Alexander McCullough ’14
- Commencement program (PDF will be posted during the week of May 25)
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