“To our graduates I say: please accept the sacred invitation to live in the light of service,” said U.S. Senator Bob Casey.
Casey will be presented with an honorary law degree at the commencement event.
Kiara, a rising senior, wanted to walk at this past year’s graduation so that her mother, who is suffering from Ovarian cancer, would have the chance to see her graduate. Her request was denied.
As we bid adieu to the Class of 2016, here are our best photos from this year’s commencement.
The remarks from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz, BC ’66, focused on embracing change in a world that has shifted in many key ways, as shown by massive environmental change, like increased snowfall, and social tragedies, like the Boston Marathon bombings.
The BC Law School announced this week that Jeanne Shaheen, the first female senator and governor of New Hampshire, will speak at the 2016 commencement.
The University announced Thursday that Ernest Moniz, the U.S. Secretary of Energy, will speak at Commencement on May 23.
Archbishop of Chicago Blase Cupich told graduates to keep their sense of youth at Monday’s Commencement Ceremony.
David Simas, BC Law ’95 is named the BC Law commencement speaker.
Rev. Blase Cupich, and several others, including a nun, teacher, journalist, and executive, will receive honorary degrees from the University.