Baccalaureate 2023

Baccalaureate is a reflective ceremony planned and led by members of the graduating class in collaboration with the Bates Multifaith Chaplaincy. Marking a milestone moment, the ceremony shares gratitude through the voices of students from many backgrounds and traditions and through many forms of artistic expression including poetry, music, dance, and storytelling.

Baccalaureate in 2023 was a joyous occasion on a beautiful day on the Historic Quad. Please enjoy this recording of the impressive array of performances celebrating the class of 2023.

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