Watch video of the entire Commencement ceremony, starting with County Sheriff Robert Garvey’s formal calling to order with three taps of the halberd.
Under the oaks and maples on the Quad, President Martin urged 471 new graduates to learn from the trees “what gives our lives their source and beauty—our interdependence and our belonging.”
According to senior class speaker Helena Burgueño “You don't have to have everything figured out today, and you definitely don't have to know how you feel about leaving this place.”
Under a canopy of leaves, President Biddy Martin sent 471 new graduates into the world with a message of hope.News Story
The interfaith Baccalaureate service included readings and music by graduating students and Religious & Spiritual Life staff. Hear the address, “Shaping Your Soul Network,” by Dr. Asha Shipman.
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