Commencement 2014 In Photos

Commencement 2014 In Photos

On Sunday, May 18, Haverford’s  Class of 2014 celebrated Commencement, becoming the latest group of alumni in the College’s 181-year history. With a beautiful sunny day, dotted with clouds and cool breezes, the Commencement ceremony was held on Roberts Hall Green and featured a slew of speakers, including student speaker Oscar Wang ’14, three honorary degree recipients, professors, Dean Steve Watter, Bryn Mawr College President Kimberly Wright Cassidy, and, presiding over his first Haverford Commencement, President Dan Weiss.

A total of 306 Fords received their degrees at the College’s 176th Commencement. Additionally, the College awarded honorary degrees to poet Elizabeth Alexander, Environmental Defense Fund President Fred Krupp, and former president of Princeton University and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation William Bowen.

For a detailed play-by-play of the day’s activities, check our Storify account.

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President Dan Weiss (second from right) with the Honorary Degree Recipients (left to right) Fred Krupp, Elizabeth Alexander, and William Bowen

President Dan Weiss (second from right) with the Honorary Degree Recipients (left to right) Fred Krupp, Elizabeth Alexander, and William Bowen

The graduates congregate in Ryan Gymnasium before processing.

The graduates congregate in Ryan Gymnasium before processing.

Graduates pass by Founders Hall.

Graduates process past Founders Hall.

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President Weiss welcomed all to the ceremony.

President Weiss welcomed all to the ceremony.

Student speaker Oscar Wang '14 gives the "Remarks from the Class of 2014."

Student speaker Oscar Wang ’14 gives the “Remarks from the Class of 2014.”

Bryn Mawr College President Kimberly Wright Cassidy speaks.

Bryn Mawr College President Kimberly Wright Cassidy speaks.

Associate Professor of Astronomy Beth Willman receives the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award.

Associate Professor of Astronomy Beth Willman received the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award.

Honorary Degree Recipient Elizabeth Alexander.

Honorary Degree Recipient Elizabeth Alexander.

Fred Krupp, an honorary degree recipient, gives a speech.

Fred Krupp, an honorary degree recipient, gives a speech.

Honorary Degree Recipient William Bowen speaks.

Honorary Degree Recipient William Bowen speaks.

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At the close of the ceremony, faculty gave the graduated students a standing ovation.

At the close of the ceremony, faculty gave the graduated students a standing ovation.

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Photos by Jim Roese.

1 Comment

  1. I am so excited for you Mary Clare! GOOD JOB!!!

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