Archives for "Commencement"

Thursday

May 29, 2014 11:23 am

Video: Commencement sights, sounds and moments that will last a lifetime

Video: Commencement sights, sounds and moments that will last a lifetime

Commencement is filled with sights, sounds and emotional moments that last a lifetime.

Wednesday

May 28, 2014 5:53 pm

Slideshow: 27 Commencement moments

Slideshow: 27 Commencement moments

Photographs from Commencement morning show how four years culminates in a few very joyous hours on the Historic Quad.

Sunday

May 25, 2014 4:00 pm

Commencement 2014: ‘One thing you absolutely must do’

Commencement 2014: ‘One thing you absolutely must do’

If you were born in the U.S. before 1965, author Isabel Wilkerson told the Class of 2014 at Commencement, you were not born into a democracy.

Sunday

May 25, 2014 1:38 pm

Video: The shoes fit for Bates seniors and faculty at Commencement

Video: The shoes fit for Bates seniors and faculty at Commencement

Bates seniors and professors (and the Commencement piper) explain what their choice of shoewear says about the sole of the college.

Sunday

May 25, 2014 12:43 pm

Commencement 2014: Honorand citations and conferrals

Commencement 2014: Honorand citations and conferrals

In video and text, here are the honorary degree citations and conferrals for John Seely Brown, Glenn Close, David Evans…

Sunday

May 25, 2014 12:39 pm

Commencement 2014: Senior address by Collin McCullough

Commencement 2014: Senior address by Collin McCullough

The 2014 Senior Address at Commencement, as prepared by Collin McCullough of Plattsburgh, N.Y.

Sunday

May 25, 2014 12:33 pm

Commencement 2014: Address by Isabel Wilkerson

Commencement 2014: Address by Isabel Wilkerson

Our country is in a crisis about “what we should do about our tangled inheritance…about the sins of the past and the injustices of the present.”

Sunday

May 25, 2014 12:00 pm

Multimedia: Commencement Weekend 2014

Multimedia: Commencement Weekend 2014

Below is multimedia coverage of Commencement 2014 including full video of the Commencement ceremony on May 25. Check back for…

Thursday

May 22, 2014 2:29 pm

Bates Commencement 2014: Press Kit

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…

Tuesday

May 20, 2014 3:31 pm

Commencement 2014: A quick guide

Commencement 2014: A quick guide

Here’s a primer for getting the best from Commencement at Bates, the 2014 edition.