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Commencement Weekend Includes Live Webcasts, Fireworks Display


The 2016 commencement ceremony will take place Sunday, May 22, at 10:15 a.m., in the Margaret Bundy Scott Field House. 

Peter Thiel, co-founder of worldwide online payments system PayPal, will deliver the Commencement address.

Thiel will be awarded an honorary degree, along with David Ferreiro, the 10th archivist of the U.S. who will deliver the Baccalaureate address; Indra Nooyi P ’07, chairman and chief executive officer of food and beverage company PepsiCo; and Michael Shapiro’71, director emeritus of the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. 

Both the Commencement and Baccalaureate addresses will be available through live webcasts. Please refer to the weekend schedule for more information. 

As part of its commencement weekend activities, the College will host a free fireworks display on Friday, May 20, at 9:30 p.m., at Royce Baseball Field. The community is invited to attend. The baseball field is behind the Margaret Bundy Scott Field House, off Campus Road.

Rain date is Saturday, May 21.

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