Commencement 2011

2014 Commencement Speeches

President Thomas C. Galligan Jr.:
"President's Charge to the Class of 2014"

Commencement Address by Environmental Studies Professor and Jack Jensen Award Winner Harvey J. Pine:
"A Lesson from a Cane Rat"

Commencement Senior Speaker Nicholas Ciarlante '14:
"A New Beginning"

2014 Commencement Photos

Photos from Commencement are available for download from the Haystack.

Individual prints are free for graduates and can be ordered from Kelli Bogan, college archivist, at

Colby-Sawyer College to Celebrate 2014 Commencement

On Saturday, May 10 Colby-Sawyer College will celebrate its 2014 Commencement, recognizing students and other individuals for academic excellence, outstanding contributions to society, and service to the college and community. The ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. on the college's front lawn.

Commencement Events

Senior Art Exhibition

April 24 through May 10 - Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery, Sawyer Fine Arts Center, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Senior Lunch

Friday, May 9 - Commencement Tent, 11 a.m.

Scholars and Leaders Ceremony

Friday, May 9 - Sawyer Fine Arts Center Theatre, 2 - 3:30 p.m.
For more information contact Ruth Clark, Academic Program Manager, 603-526-3761 or

Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Friday, May 9 - Sawyer Fine Arts Center Theatre, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
For more information contact Rachel Parsons, Nursing Department Administrative Assistant, at 603-526-3795 or

Breakfast for the Class of 2014

Saturday, May 10 - Dining Room, Ware Student Center, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.


Saturday, May 10 - Commencement Tent, Front Lawn, 10:30 a.m.

See full Commencement schedule here.


For a full listing of Commencement Events, visit the Schedule of Events page.
For a full listing of Senior Days events, visit the Senior Days page.