Amherst College’s Class of 2009 and 188th Commencement, By the Numbers

May 22, 2009

AMHERST, Mass. — On Sunday, May 24, Amherst College will celebrate its 188th commencement at 10 a.m. on the school’s Main Quadrangle. The exercises will feature addresses from college president Anthony W. Marx and senior Marshall Nannes, as well as the awarding of bachelor of arts degrees to 419 graduates and honorary degrees to eight distinguished guests.

Frank Stevenson II ’77 To Receive Medal for Service at Amherst College’s Commencement May 24

May 14, 2009

AMHERST, Mass. – Frank E. Stevenson II, a member of Amherst College’s Class of 1977, will receive the school’s Medal for Eminent Service during its commencement exercises Sunday, May 24. The award is presented to a member of the Amherst community who has demonstrated extraordinary devotion to the college.

2008 Senior Assembly

Amherst College Graduates 409

May 28, 2007
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413/542-8417

AMHERST, Mass, May 28.—Under warm blue skies, Amherst College celebrated its 186th Commencement Exercises today. The college granted bachelor of arts degrees to 409 members of the Class of 2007 at Commencement Exercises at 10 a.m. in the Main Quadrangle.

Commencement

Commencement procession
Questions?

If you have any questions about the weekend’s events, please contact Patricia Allen, Commencement Coordinator, at 413/542-8094.

Commencement 2014

Commencement 2014 will be held on Sunday, May 25, 2014.

2014 Preliminary Commencement Schedule of Events

 Questions? Call Patricia Allen, Commencement Director, at 413/542-8094.

Friday, May 23

1 to 9 p.m.
Check-in for seniors and families. Alumni House (see parking map).

5 p.m.
Commencement Rehearsal. Mandatory for seniors; families need not attend.
Main Quadrangle
(Johnson Chapel in case of rain).

Saturday, May 24

2013 Commencement Day Mass: Rev. Dan Pacholec

Our celebrant for the 7:30 am. Mass in Chapin Chapel is Rev. Dan Pacholec. We are pleased to share a little biographical information taken from the Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Parish website: 

Commencement Speeches & Multimedia

We post photos, audio and video of Commencement events—sometimes within hours after the event, sometimes the following day—beginning with Senior Assembly.


Commencement Archive

Find photos, multimedia, honorary degree citations and Presidential Addresses of past Commencement weekends:

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