Bowdoin Celebrates 212th Commencement

Bowdoin’s 212th Commencement, May 27, 2017

Bowdoin conferred 478 bachelor of arts degrees to the Class of 2017, comprising students from 39 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and 20 other countries and territories, during its 212th Commencement ceremony held Saturday, May 27.

Read more about the event, including the inspiring remarks by President Clayton Rose, and student speakers Starling Irving ’17 and Raisa Tolchinsky ’17, view a slideshow of images, and watch a video — in Bowdoin News.

Bowdoin Marks Close of Academic Year with Baccalaureate Ceremony

Bowdoin held its Baccalaureate ceremony Friday, May 26, 2016, in Sidney J. Watson Arena, marking the official close of the academic year.

President Clayton Rose presided over the event, using the opportunity to reflect on his own experiences, and to offer wisdom to graduating seniors. Read more in Bowdoin News

The Next Big Step: Bowdoin Graduates Sworn into Marine Corps

One day ahead of graduation, two seniors, along with a 2016 graduate, were commissioned as officers in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Joe Lace ’17, Quincy Leech ’17, and Dimitria Spathakis ’16 took the oath in a ceremony in the Chapel Friday morning. Read more in Bowdoin News