Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Commencement

Good Luck Class of 2013!

Dear Class of 2013, I am always struck that we mark college graduations with a ceremony called Commencement.  At a time when it feels like so many things are ending, it is a wonderful way to remember that so much is beginning. Commencement is your chance for a fresh start, a new opportunity to make a…

The End of the Academic Year

As I gaze at my calendar for the next 3 weeks, it is filled with “end of the academic year” festivities.  Many of these events celebrate the significant academic accomplishments that students have experienced.  The FME Reports to the Community and the Honors Program presentations are just two examples of such events.   We are privileged in Higher Education to experience these rituals…