Stories about "Commencement 2016"
Friday, June 24, 2016 11:50 am
Shannon Griffin '16, a Chinese and psychology major from Philadelphia, gave this year's Senior Address at Commencement.
Thursday, June 9, 2016 10:13 am
Media coverage of John Lewis' Commencement address, plus Stephen Engel on the politics of LGBTQ rights and President Spencer's interview with New England Cable News.
Friday, June 3, 2016 12:34 pm
The mace bearer is an attention-grabber at Commencement, so when it changes hands, as it did this year, it's like getting a new James Bond.
Friday, June 3, 2016 11:57 am
Need a hug? We got 'em. In a great Bates tradition, professors greet the graduates during the Recessional.
Thursday, June 2, 2016 5:34 pm
In photos, video, and text, moments from Commencement Day 2016.
Sunday, May 29, 2016 4:22 pm
Inspiriting, droll, and captivating, Lewis' address to the Class of 2016 was the centerpiece of a Bates Commencement that also included goodbyes to two members of the class who passed away too young.
Sunday, May 29, 2016 1:41 pm
Video clips of the college's 150th Commencement on May 29, 2016, from the Processional through to the Benediction and Recessional.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 2:40 pm
Our parting gift to the Class of 2016: tips and tricks from the innovative campus series "How to Adult."
Monday, May 23, 2016 3:07 pm
If you do something 150 times, you're bound to get pretty good at it. Accordingly, Bates College's 150th Commencement on May 29 will be something special.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 6:23 pm
The first Bates Commencement was in 1867, making this year's event the 150th in college history. Or have there been more? If so, why?