Commencement 2022 Archives

Friday

June 3, 2022 2:27 pm

Picture story: Baccalaureate for the Bates Class of 2022

Picture story: Baccalaureate for the Bates Class of 2022

Held the day before Commencement, Baccalaureate offers a time to pause and reflect, to remember and rejoice, being fully present to those around us.

Friday

June 3, 2022 11:30 am

Video: Highlights from Commencement 2022 and the march of the seniors

Video: Highlights from Commencement 2022 and the march of the seniors

From last-minute fit adjustments, to photos with staff and faculty on Alumni Walk and the joyous cap-toss, highlights from the Class of 2022’s big day.

Friday

June 3, 2022 11:19 am

Video: Dr. Nirav Shah’s 2022 Commencement Address

Video: Dr. Nirav Shah’s 2022 Commencement Address

Text and video of the witty, warm, and insightful 2022 Commencement Address by Dr. Nirav Shah, director of the Maine Center for Disease Control.

Thursday

May 26, 2022 6:05 pm

Q&A: Commencement senior speaker learned to plant seeds of her own confidence

Q&A: Commencement senior speaker learned to plant seeds of her own confidence

Senior speaker at Commencement on Sunday, Teresa Chico ’22 talks about her experience as a first-gen student, how she’s like a certain plant, and why she claps really loud when a cup is dropped in Commons.

Thursday

March 24, 2022 4:23 pm

Celebrate With Bobcat Lawn Signs

Celebrate With Bobcat Lawn Signs

Want to show your Bobcat pride? Celebrate your graduate with these lawn sign designs. Just download and order through your…

Friday

April 30, 2021 12:27 pm

April 30: Details about guest tickets for Commencement 2021

April 30: Details about guest tickets for Commencement 2021

Dear Seniors, I write to provide you with information on two Commencement 2021 topics: Ticket Distribution Public Health Guidelines and…

Friday

April 30, 2021 11:34 am

Celebrate your senior on social media

Celebrate your senior on social media

As Commencement approaches, show — and share — your pride in your Bates senior on your favorite social media platforms….

Friday

April 2, 2021 3:11 pm

Celebrate With Bobcat Lawn Signs

Celebrate With Bobcat Lawn Signs

Want to show your Bobcat pride? Celebrate your graduate with these lawn sign designs. Just download and order through your…

Friday

March 12, 2021 11:08 am

March 12: Information about Commencement 2021

March 12: Information about Commencement 2021

President Clayton Spencer announces plans to hold two in-person Commencement ceremonies on May 27, 2021, each accommodating half the senior class.

Sunday

May 31, 2020 1:00 pm

Commencement 2020 Livestream

Commencement 2020 Livestream

The ceremony will be conducted remotely via livestream. The livestream will be public — any friends and family members will…