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Sunday, May 17, 2020, at Noon EDT

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Call to Order
Joseph McVeigh
Head Marshal, Professor of German Studies

Matilda Rose Cantwell, M.S.W. ’96
College Chaplain, Director of Religious and Spiritual Life

Welcome Remarks
Kathleen McCartney
President of the College

Student Government Association Address
Rosalie Irene Toupin ’20
Student Government Association President

Senior Class Address
Dimitra (Toula) Konstantinos Sierros ’20
Senior Class President and Class of 2020 Alumnae Class President

Commencement Address
Nancy Pelosi
Speaker of the U. S. House of Representatives

Conferring of Graduate and Baccalaureate Degrees

Certificates of Study
Diploma in Interdisciplinary Studies and Global Studies
Master of Science
Master of Arts in Teaching
Master of Fine Arts

Reader: Bill Peterson, Associate Provost

Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Arts

Readers: Danielle Ramdath, Associate Dean of the College and Dean of the Senior Class
Andrea Rossi-Reder, Dean of the Junior Class and Ada Comstock Scholars

Closing Remarks
President McCartney

Joseph McVeigh