Live at Bates

The 2016 Commencement ceremony was broadcast live on Sunday, May 29, 2016, at 10 a.m. Here’s the full event video, plus clips of the individual parts, from the Processional through to the Benediction and Recessional.


Processional


Welcome by President Spencer


Senior Address by Shannon L. Griffin ’16


Conferral of Honorary Degrees


Commencement Address by Rep. John R. Lewis


Presentation of Candidates for Degrees


Commencement Choir “The Road Home”


Alumni Association Welcome by Michael Lieber ’92 and Senior Gift


Benediction by Multifaith Chaplain Brittany Longsdorf and Recessional