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Commencement

Commencement

Congratulations are in order! 毕业典礼周末是我们向你们的成就致敬和庆祝的机会. We loved seeing you, your families, 亲人和朋友聚集在一起,参加澳门葡京博彩软件历史悠久的常春藤节传统, Illumination Night and our Commencement Ceremony. 我们很高兴送毕业生去新的冒险,因为你们知道你们与澳门葡京博彩软件的联系将永远存在.

A Weekend to Remember

Thank you for being part of Commencement Weekend, and for helping us celebrate our incredible graduates. Relive the weekend with some photos from the main events.

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“Priceless Work to Do”

5月19日,哈佛大学在毕业典礼上为2024届毕业生举行了庆祝活动,五位荣誉学位获得者发表了智慧和鼓舞人心的讲话.

Read About the Ceremony

Schedule of Events

10–11 a.m. | Geothermal Project Tour

茱莉亚·麦克威廉姆斯的孩子' 34校园中心,榆树街入口
了解校园周围的所有建设是关于什么,以及学院正在做什么,以减少其碳足迹在这个学生运行的旅游与工程专业达科塔法'24.

1–1:45 p.m. | Ivy Day Leadership Orientation

Julia McWilliams Child’34校园中心前台阶,Chapin草坪
为二年级Push和三年级usher的所有成员介绍周末活动和常春藤日的领导角色.

1:45–3 p.m. | Commencement Leadership Orientation

Comstock Courtyard
二年级Push和三年级usher的所有成员的毕业典礼和领导角色预览, the co-president of the Ada Comstock Scholars, 高年级的班长和SGA的主席.

3:30–4:30 p.m. | Baccalaureate, for seniors only

Helen Hills Hill Chapel
Baccalaureate gives seniors an opportunity to pause, reflect upon and rejoice in their accomplishments, challenges and friendships. 校长萨拉·威利-勒布莱顿将向毕业班发表讲话. Per Smith tradition, students are invited to wear graduation gowns but not caps, and an accessory in your class color—something BLUE!

4–5 p.m. | 12-Step Recovery Program meeting, open to all

Wright Hall 002

5–7 p.m. | Senior Celebration Barbecue

Seelye Lawn (rain location: open houses)
大四学生、研究生和经批准留校的学生. 21岁及以上持有效身份证的长者可获赠葡萄酒和啤酒.D.
 

5–7:30 p.m. | The Smith Bell Ringers’ Open Practice

Mendenhall Bell Tower
All alumnae and families are welcome. Come meet the bell ringers and visit the tower. Those new to change ringing can get an introductory lesson, and general practice will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

8 p.m. | Celebrations Dance Company’s Annual Commencement Concert

Scott Dance Studio
Performance by Celebrations, Smith’s oldest student-run dance company, showcasing student choreography and performance. Donations accepted.

8–8:45 p.m. 教师演讲:James Lowenthal:“澳门葡京博彩软件如何从光污染中拯救世界:用地方解决方案解决全球问题”

McConnell Hall 103
澳门葡京博彩软件美丽而历史悠久的校园在晚上充满了活力:学生们学习、放松或聚会, and eventually even sleeping; nocturnal animals foraging or migrating or pollinating; and astronomers studying the cosmos.  All of those are enhanced by careful, thoughtful lighting at night, 并且受到粗心或过度照明和光污染的威胁.  了解澳门葡京博彩软件如何以及为什么赞同负责任的户外照明五项原则, 以及澳门葡京博彩软件如何加入日益壮大的保护黑暗天空的国际运动.

 

有关星期六的学术部门和项目招待会,请参阅 academic receptions tab.

8 a.m. | Meeting of Sophomore Push 

Indoor Track & Tennis Facility

7–9 a.m. | Breakfast for students

曾在Cutter/Ziskind, King/Scales, Chase and Tyler house任职

Ivy Day Activities

Doors to the ITT open at 8 a.m. for Ivy Day. 高年级学生应通过玻璃门进入ITT的主要大厅,并将被告知在哪里取花并排队. 初级引座员应在顶门处集合. 校友们将穿过两排学长队伍,经过检阅台后就座. 高年级学生在低年级引座员的带领下跟随.

8:30 a.m. | Junior Ushers Assemble

Indoor Track & Tennis Facility

8:45 a.m. | Seniors Assemble

Indoor Track & Tennis Facility
高年级学生应通过玻璃门进入ITT的主要大厅,并将被告知在哪里取花并排队. Seniors should wear all-white attire and dark shoes. Please be on time.
Ivy Day Livestream

9:15 a.m. | Alumnae Parade & Senior Class Procession

Led by the Festival Band, 校友们将穿过内部游行路线,经过站台派对. The senior class will then follow the route of the alumnae, 由年轻的引座员领着常春藤链走过讲台派对, and will then be seated.

11 a.m.–5 p.m. | Josten Library Open Hours

Josten Library, Mendenhall Center for the Performing Arts
Visit Smith’s performing arts library, 它拥有鼓舞人心的建筑和杰出的跨学科音乐收藏, theater and dance books; playscripts; music scores; as well as audio, video and other resources.

11 a.m.–5 p.m. | Smith College Museum of Art Open Hours

Smith College Museum of Art
顺便参观澳门葡京博彩软件艺术博物馆,探索画廊, talk with museum staff, and visit the exhibition 世界的灯塔:西尔维娅·澳门葡京博彩软件·刘易斯1974年和拜伦·E. Lewis Sr. Collection.

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Athletics Open House

安斯沃斯体育馆151,安斯沃斯1层入口走廊
All ESS graduates and ESS minors, as well as current and past athletes, 被邀请拜访ESS教师和体育教练和行政人员.

11:30 a.m.1 p.m. | Tote lunch for Seniors and remaining students on campus

Chapin Lawn
Parents and guests may purchase a lunch online. Check back soon for more details.

12–1:30 p.m. | POSSE Scholars Graduation Celebration

Skyline Reading Room, Neilson Library
A celebration for the POSSE Scholars and their families. Invite-only.

1:30–2:15 p.m. | President’s Reception

Seelye草坪(雨地点:Julia McWilliams Child’34 Campus Center)
大四学生和研究生,他们的家人,客人,教师,校友和工作人员.

2 p.m. | Celebrations Dance Company’s Annual Commencement Concert

Scott Dance Studio
Performance by Celebrations, Smith’s oldest student-run dance company, showcasing student choreography and performance. Donations accepted.

2:15–3:15 p.m. | Jill Ker Conway创新创业中心开放日

Conway Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, Neilson 103
Come to the Conway Center to meet staff, 了解动态和全球相关的金融教育, innovation, and entrepreneurship initiatives offered, and browse student innovation project displays. 

2:30–4 p.m. | Design Thinking Initiative Open House

Capen Annex, Henshaw Avenue
在你离开校园之前,来参观Capen Annex,设计思维倡议的所在地! 我们将庆祝2024届毕业生,并分享在亨肖大道舒适的空间里发生的所有酷项目的最新进展. Activities and light refreshments will be available.

2:30–4 p.m. | Hillyer Art Library Open House

Hillyer Art Library, Brown Fine Arts Center
探索澳门葡京博彩软件卓越的艺术图书馆,浏览涵盖历史的收藏品, theory, criticism and practice of the visual arts.

2:30–4 p.m. | Residence Life Reception

Clark Hall, conference room and porch
For student staff members, seniors, and their families, as well as alums who have served in these roles.

2:30–4:30 p.m. | Neilson Library Open House

Neilson Library
Welcome to Neilson Library! 可以自助游览由林璎设计的尼尔森图书馆. Walk through the Neilson Library: Evolution exhibit in the 2nd floor gallery.

2:30–4:30 p.m. | Special Collections Open House

尼尔森图书馆特藏阅览室,三楼
Visit the home of Smith’s Special Collections. Meet curators and archivists, view unique materials and learn about the College Archives, 莫蒂默珍本藏书和索菲亚·澳门葡京博彩软件妇女历史藏书.

2:30 p.m.–3 p.m. | Delta Phi Alpha, Lambda Rho Chapter

Hatfield Hall 204
德国研究系德国荣誉学会入会典礼. Families and alumnae welcome.

3–4:30 p.m. | Botanic Garden Open House

Lyman Plant House and Conservatory
顺便到莱曼植物屋和温室探索收藏, meet staff, and experience the current exhibit 钟形罐:莱曼温室和西尔维娅·普拉斯的植物学想象, on display in The Church Exhibition Gallery. For more information, see: 钟形罐:莱曼温室和西尔维娅·普拉斯的植物学想象.

3–5 p.m. | Smith Crew Boathouse Open House and Reception

康涅狄格河船屋,运动员码头,1罗素街., Hadley, Mass.
欢迎所有澳门葡京博彩软件船员校友,团队成员和家庭参加. Light refreshments will be served. No shuttle service.

3–4:30 p.m. | Smith College Historic Clothing Collection Open House

Theatre T15, Mendenhall Center for the Performing Arts
探索学院的女性服装研究档案,现在是第45年. It is the subject of the new book Real Clothes, Real Lives: 200 Years of What Women Wore. 展柜将会打开,展示服装和配饰的样品. 

3:45–4:35 p.m. | Faculty Talk: Andrea Hairston ’74: “Archangels of Funk”z

Graham Hall, Brown Fine Arts Center
非洲未来主义者的冒险-安德里亚·海尔斯顿74年和澳门葡京博彩软件戏剧和非洲研究的名誉教授将与音乐家一起表演朗读她的新书《澳门葡京博彩软件》. She’ll discuss going from drama queen to novelist, including questions of craft and her publishing escapades.

4–5 p.m. | 12-Step Recovery Program meeting, open to all.

Wright Hall 002

4–5 p.m.—Service of Remembrance

Helen Hills Hills Chapel
A multifaith memorial service for reflecting, 缅怀和庆祝那些逝去的生命, 重点关注上次聚会后去世的澳门葡京博彩软件校友. All are welcome.

5–6 p.m. | Commencement Choral Concert

Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall
合唱团和室内乐歌手表演由高年级学生挑选的作品.

7:45 p.m. | Junior Ushers meeting

Julia McWilliams Child ’34 Campus Center

8 p.m. | Senior Class Candle-Lighting Ceremony

Paradise Pond lawn

8:15 p.m. | Meeting of Sophomore Push

Seelye Hall steps

8:30 p.m. | Sophomore Push/Senior Step Sing

Seelye Hall steps

8:30–10 p.m. | Illumination of Upper Campus

P请加入我们的这个传统,当你走过校园,欣赏五颜六色的灯笼和灯光展示照亮校园建筑
Live music by the Jay Messer Quintet on the Campus Center steps

A Cappella Performances
Groove: between Hatfield and Dewey Halls
Noteables: Boathouse steps
Smithereens: Fountain on Burton lawn
Smiffenpoofs: Chapin House steps

8:30–10 p.m. | Ada Comstock Illumination Night Celebration

布蒂勒日诗歌中心,赖特大厅102,和赖特大厅上层大厅

有关周五的学术部门和项目招待会,请参阅 academic receptions tab.

7–9 a.m. | Breakfast for students

Served in Cutter, Chase King and Tyler houses

8 a.m.—Sophomore Push Meeting
Indoor Track and Tennis Facility

8 a.m.—Junior Usher Meeting

Indoor Track and Tennis Facility

9–10:30 a.m. | Commencement Rehearsal

Indoor Track and Tennis Facility

Attendance is mandatory for all seniors, Junior Ushers, Sophomore Push and candidates for advanced degrees.  

9–10:30 a.m. | Junior Usher Ivy Day/Commencement Walkthrough (Indoor)

Indoor Track and Tennis Facility

10–11 a.m. | Geothermal Project Tour

茱莉亚·麦克威廉姆斯的孩子' 34校园中心,榆树街入口
了解校园周围的所有建设是关于什么,以及学院正在做什么,以减少其碳足迹在这个学生运行的旅游与工程专业达科塔法'24.

10:30–11:30 a.m. | Graduate and Special Programs Post-Rehearsal Breakfast

McConnell Hall foyer
All master’s degree, 毕业典礼彩排后,毕业文凭和毕业后证书课程的毕业生将被邀请与研究生和特别项目办公室的工作人员一起吃早餐. Come get information, ask questions, socialize with fellow students, and share experiences and future plans.

11 a.m.–5 p.m. | Smith College Museum of Art Open Hours

Smith College Museum of Art
顺便参观澳门葡京博彩软件艺术博物馆,探索画廊, talk with museum staff, and visit the exhibition 世界的灯塔:西尔维娅·澳门葡京博彩软件·刘易斯1974年和拜伦·E. Lewis Sr. Collection.

11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. | Senior Luncheon

Chase, King and Tyler houses
For seniors and all students remaining on campus

11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.—The Grécourt Society Ice Cream Stand
Julia McWilliams Child ’34 Campus Center, main level
澳门葡京博彩软件的遗产协会向那些将澳门葡京博彩软件纳入其遗产计划的人致敬. 所有的校友都被邀请享受免费的冰淇淋,并了解更多关于格莱姆考特社团和如何成为会员.

1:10–1:50 p.m. 教师讲座:Benita Jackson:“高成就文化中关于休息的三个有毒神话——及其解药”

Seelye Hall 201
“High-achievement” sounds like a laudable goal. 但正如我们许多人所经历的那样,它可能会带来巨大的个人和社会成本. 在这次演讲中,澳门葡京博彩软件心理学教授贝尼塔·杰克逊探讨了关于概念的神话 rest 这种成就文化在学术界和其他领域得以延续. 然后,她邀请观众玩解放的框架,以揭示每个神话核心的实用智慧的珍珠-在个人和集体层面上重新获得权力和快乐.

2–2:40 p.m. 教师演讲:Beth Hooker:“在澳门葡京博彩软件实现碳中和:地热能项目”

Seelye Hall 201
澳门葡京博彩软件承诺到2030年实现碳中和,并在地热能领域投资2.1亿美元,为解决世界气候危机采取了重大举措. 碳中和之旅已经形成,从早期的碳承诺到今天的建设项目,改造校园的供暖和制冷系统, marking Smith College as a pioneer in sustainability. 教育是这一成功的标志:澳门葡京博彩软件明确将影响与使命联系起来,并致力于培养能够应对社会挑战的气候领袖. 

2:15 p.m.–3:15 p.m. | International Students, Alums and Families Gathering

刘易斯全球研究中心,赖特大厅127,和赖特大厅上层大厅
国际学生、他们的家人、国际校友和他们的客人的聚会. 在与澳门葡京博彩软件刘易斯全球研究中心和国际校友关系的代表进行非正式交谈时,吃点快餐或喝点咖啡.

2:45–3:45 p.m. | Jandon Center for Community Engagement Reception

Jandon Center for Community Engagement, Wright Hall 013
Graduating fellows, CESC concentrators, CSO members, volunteers, 家庭成员和校友被邀请加入我们庆祝学生与我们的社区合作伙伴的工作.

3:15–4:15 p.m. | Study Abroad Alum Gathering

刘易斯全球研究中心,赖特大厅127,和赖特大厅上层大厅
A gathering for alums who studied abroad and their guests. 在与澳门葡京博彩软件刘易斯全球研究中心和前澳门葡京博彩软件海外项目主任的代表进行非正式谈话时,吃点快餐或咖啡因.

4–5 p.m. | 12-Step Recovery Program meeting, open to all.

Wright Hall 002

4:30–5:30 p.m. | Chamber Ensemble Concert

Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall
特别室内乐独奏会,由即将毕业的大四学生演奏.

5:30–7 p.m. | Commencement/Reunion Shabbat

Kosher Kitchen, Jordan House
校友和即将毕业的高年级学生的家庭被邀请加入澳门葡京博彩软件犹太社区的犹太学生领袖,参加安息日服务,然后有机会庆祝和闲谈基德什, challah, and snacks. Please RSVP.

8 p.m. | Celebrations Dance Company’s Annual Commencement Concert

Scott Dance Studio
Performance by Celebrations, Smith’s oldest student-run dance company, showcasing student choreography and performance. Donations accepted.

8–11 p.m. | Astronomy Open House

McConnell Hall foyer and McConnell roof observatory
Open to all. Telescopic observations begin at 9 p.m. (weather permitting)

8:30–10:30 p.m. | Commencement Orchestra Concert

Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall
The Commencement Orchestra, conducted by Jonathan Hirsh, accompanies featured soloists from the senior class.

 

7–9 a.m. | Breakfast for Students

曾在Cutter/Ziskind, King/Scales, Cushing/Emerson, Chase and Tyler house任职
校园中心咖啡厅对学生、员工、家庭和教职员工开放. Orders may be placed through the GrubHub app.

8 a.m. | Meeting of Junior Ushers

Indoor Track & Tennis Facility

8 a.m. | Meeting of Sophomore Push

Indoor Track & Tennis Facility

Commencement Activities

For Commencement, the ITT doors will open at 8 a.m. Graduates will line up at 9:15 a.m. in Ainsworth Gymnasium, 教职员工将在Ainsworth主走廊(玻璃门入口)集合。.

9:15 a.m. | Assembling for Commencement

All graduates must line up no later than 9:15 a.m. Seniors should arrive wearing full regalia.

Audience members should be seated by 9:45 a.m.

Seating Policy

Seats cannot be saved for those arriving later. 为了节省座位而放在椅子上的胶带、标志和其他物品将由学院工作人员移走.

10 a.m. | Commencement Exercises

Indoor Track & Tennis Facility
Commencement Livestream

Immediately Following Commencement | Diploma Circle

Graduating students only. 毕业生将直接离开ITT进入安斯沃斯体育馆. 家人或朋友不得进入文凭圈. 我们要求家人和朋友留在ITT,在毕业生从文凭圈回来后与他们见面.

12:30–2 p.m. 毕业典礼早午餐,向高年级学生和研究生致敬

 (Immediately following Commencement Exercises) 
Served in the following Dining locations- Chapin,Chase/Duckett,Comstock/Haynes (formerly Wilder), Cutter/Ziskind(includes Kosher) Cushing/Emerson,CC Carroll Room 208, Dawes, Gillett/Northrop, King/Scales, Lamont, and Tyler houses. 
家人和朋友被邀请参加这个特别的庆祝晚宴,以纪念高年级学生和研究生. To RSVP, register here.

11 a.m.–4 p.m. | Smith College Museum of Art Open Hours

Smith College Museum of Art
顺便参观澳门葡京博彩软件艺术博物馆,探索画廊, talk with museum staff, and visit the exhibition 世界的灯塔:西尔维娅·澳门葡京博彩软件·刘易斯1974年和拜伦·E. Lewis Sr. Collection.

Friday, May 17

Anthropology
2:30–4 p.m.
Kahn Institute, 21 Henshaw Ave

English, Poetry Center and Poetry Concentration
3–4:30 p.m.
Boutelle-Day Poetry Center, Wright Hall

Saturday, May 18

Africana Studies
2:30–4 p.m.
Julia McWilliams Child ’34 Campus Center 102

American Studies and Sociology
2:30–4:30 p.m.
Mary Maples Dunn Conference Room, Pierce Hall

Art
3–4:30 p.m.
Jannotta Gallery, Hillyer, Brown Fine Arts Center

Astronomy
3:30–5 p.m.
McConnell Hall 406

Athletics, Exercise and Sports Studies
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
安斯沃斯体育馆151,安斯沃斯1层入口走廊

生物科学,生物化学,化学和神经科学
3:30–4:30 p.m.
福特大厅240,福特大厅中庭,露台,和皮尔索尔季节房

Computer Science
2:30–3:30 p.m.
Ford Hall atrium

East Asian Languages and Cultures
3:30–5 p.m.
Julia McWilliams Child ’34 Campus Center 103/104

Economics
3:30–5 p.m.
Klingenstein Browsing Room, Neilson Library

Education and Child Study
3–4 p.m.
Gill Hall Gym, Campus School of Smith College

Picker Engineering Program
2:30–4 p.m.
Ford Hall 022 and 024

环境科学与政策,景观研究和环境浓度
2:15–4 p.m.
环境,生态设计和可持续发展中心,莱特厅005

Film and Media Studies
4–5 p.m.
Kahn Institute, 21 Henshaw Avenue

French
4–5 p.m.
刘易斯全球研究中心休息室和图书馆,赖特大厅

Geosciences
3–5 p.m.
克拉克科学中心天井(雨中位置:伯顿大厅门厅)

German and Italian Studies
3–5 p.m.
Boathouse lawn (rain location: Hatfield Hall 105)

Government
2:15–3:30 p.m.
Seelye Hall 207

History
2:15–4:15 p.m.
Julia McWilliams Child ’34 Campus Center TV Lounge

Jewish Studies
3–5 p.m.
Dewey Hall front porch (rain location: Dewey Common Room)

Latin American and Latina/o Studies
3:30–5 p.m.
Hillyer Lounge,庭院,Hillyer Brown Fine Arts Center,低层

Mathematical Sciences
3:30–5 p.m.
Lanning Fountain lawn (rain location: Burton Hall foyer)

Performing Arts (Music, Theatre and Dance)
3–5 p.m.
门登霍尔表演艺术中心乔斯滕图书馆的夹层

Philosophy
3:30–5 p.m.
Philosophy Study, Dewey Hall

Physics
2:30–4 p.m.
McConnell Hall 324

Psychology
2:30–4 p.m.
McConnell Hall foyer

Religion
3–5 p.m.
Dewey Hall front porch (rain location: Dewey Common Room)

Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies
3–5 p.m.
Dewey Hall front porch (rain location: Dewey Common Room)

Sociology and American Studies
2:30–4:30 p.m.
Mary Maples Dunn Conference Room, Pierce Hall

Spanish and Portuguese
2:15–3:30 p.m.
Julia McWilliams Child ’34 Campus Center 204

Statistical and Data Sciences
2:30–3:30 p.m.
Pearsall Seasons Room, Ford Hall

Study of Women and Gender
3:30–5 p.m.
Julia McWilliams Child ’34 Campus Center 205

World Literatures
4–5 p.m.
刘易斯全球研究中心休息室和图书馆,赖特大厅

Meet the Honorary Degree Recipients

五位杰出的领袖将在毕业典礼上为澳门葡京博彩软件的毕业生们献上至理名言. Learn a bit about each of them.