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May 27, 2021

With a doubleheader Commencement on May 27, Bates celebrates Class of 2021

After a year’s absence, Bates celebrated an in-person Commencement on May 27, featuring two ceremonies on a bluebird day with all the comforts of familiar rituals, including words of wisdom and love.

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