Friday, June 5, 2009, 10:30 am
Academic Quad, Wellesley College campus
Kimberly Dozier's Commencement Speech
Mona Minkara's Student Commencement Speech
President H. Kim Bottomly's Charge to the Senior Class
Professor Thomas Hodge's Senior Luncheon Speech
Dean of Religious & Spiritual Life Victor Kazanjian's Invocation and Benediction
Winners of the 2009 Pinanski Prize for Excellence in Teaching
2009 Senior Prizes, Trustee Scholars and Alumnae Prizes
2009 Commencement Videos
2009 Commencement Photos
Wellesley College Celebrates 131st Commencement Friday, June 5
Wellesley awarded 573 diplomas during the college's commencement
Student Speaker: Mona Minkara
Legally blind, she is chemistry major and a student researcher
Commencement Speaker: Kimberly Dozier
Award-winning journalist and alumna
News Release Information for 2009 Graduates
Sample press release for students' use in local papers.
MUTUAL ADMIRATION: Laura Huang ’09 and Professor of Chemistry Nancy Kolodny take part in the 2009 Community Appreciation Society (CAS). Each year, contributors of $35 or more to the senior gift campaign can designate an honoree. CAS members gather at a reception to express thanks.
More Commencement Information:
Schedule of Key Events
Association and Department Receptions
Association and department receptions are scheduled for Thursday, June 4, and Friday, June 5. Please click on the link above for a calendar listing of these receptions. You will have to click through the calendar to see listings for each day.
A list of area lodging.
Information about ASL interpreters,
wheelchair rental, and campus accessibility from the Director
of Disability Services, Jim Wice.
Photography and Videography
Historical look at Wellesley College's Commencement.
photos and information.