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

Slideshow: Seniors Enjoy Final Days of College Before Graduation

With their final papers turned in and their end-of-semester exams history, the seniors have at last completed their college education. In the week leading up to Commencement, called Senior Week, the students have a few days to relax and enjoy their last days at Bowdoin.

Student Activities organizes lots of activities for seniors, including BBQs, food trucks on the quad, formal dinners and brunches, “pints with professors,” concerts and dances, as well as a few off-campus outings for zip-lining, trampolining, and playing paintball.

Check out a slideshow of images.