Archives for "Commencement"

Friday

May 24, 2013 10:17 am

The Class of 2013, by the numbers

The Class of 2013, by the numbers

For those who like statistics, here’s how this year’s graduates stack up.

Tuesday

April 23, 2013 3:00 pm

2013 Commencement honorary degrees announced; address by Stonyfield Farm’s Gary Hirshberg

2013 Commencement honorary degrees announced; address by Stonyfield Farm’s Gary Hirshberg

The honorary degree candidates “show us how the values that define the Bates experience can shape, and take shape in, the world,” said President Spencer.

Thursday

June 7, 2012 12:47 pm

For alumni children, graduation is a story with a new ending

For alumni children, graduation is a story with a new ending

At Commencement, alumni and their graduating children talk about the ever-stronger “Bates vibe.”

Sunday

May 27, 2012 3:57 pm

With Bassler, De Niro, Ifill, the star power shines at Commencement 2012

With Bassler, De Niro, Ifill, the star power shines at Commencement 2012

In a ceremony rich with laughs thanks to honorands Bonnie Bassler, Robert De Niro and Gwen Ifill, 463 Bates graduates received their diplomas on May 27.

Sunday

May 27, 2012 12:42 pm

Commencement 2012: honorand Robert De Niro remarks transcript

Commencement 2012: honorand Robert De Niro remarks transcript

Thank you Michael [Chu ’80, trustee citation presenter]. I’m sure you’re thinking: Wouldn’t it have been cool if Michael Chu…

Sunday

May 27, 2012 12:38 pm

Commencement 2012: honorand Bonnie Bassler remarks transcript

Commencement 2012: honorand Bonnie Bassler remarks transcript

Thank you, Val [Smith ’75, trustee presenter], for that lovely introduction. Congratulations to the Bates Class of 2012. What an…

Sunday

May 27, 2012 12:35 pm

Commencement 2012: honorand Gwen Ifill remarks transcript

Commencement 2012: honorand Gwen Ifill remarks transcript

Yesterday I met my fellow honorands for the first time, and I decided that I instantly love them, but now…

Tuesday

April 17, 2012 10:00 am

Bonnie Bassler, Robert De Niro, Gwen Ifill to speak at Bates Commencement

Bonnie Bassler, Robert De Niro, Gwen Ifill to speak at Bates Commencement

Bates Commencement 2012 will take place on the historic Quad at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 27.

Thursday

June 9, 2011 2:56 pm

Video: Seniors gathering for Commencement describe Bates in a word

Videographer Josh Ajamu ’14 of Breinigsville, Pa., and I headed out to Alumni Walk at 9 a.m. on Commencement day…

Monday

June 6, 2011 1:00 pm

Video: President Hansen's Baccalaureate address on 'figuring out what comes next'

In her annual Baccalaureate address, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen tells the seniors that when we complete one of life’s challenges,…