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2017 Commencement

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 11:30 am - Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Commencement Events

Senior Brunch*, Friday, May 12th, 11:30am, Withey Dining Hall
Master’s Hooding Ceremony, Friday, May 12th, 5:00pm, The Gorge
Commencement, Saturday, May 13th, 10:00am Griswold Lawn (as of 7:30AM 5/15/17, the event will be outdoors!)
Commencement Luncheon*, following Commencement, Withey Dining Hall

* ticketed event

Commencement Event Speakers

The College is fortunate to welcome two prestigious speakers to this year’s Commencement events.

Noted climatologist and geophysicist Michael E. Mann will deliver the commencement address. Dr. Mann is the author of several books about climate change including his most recent work, The Madhouse Effect, co-authored with Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Tom Toles of
The Washington Post.

Speaking at the Master’s Hooding Ceremony is Maureen Midgley, a 2013 graduate of GMC’s Masters of Environmental Science Program. Ms. Midgley is currently the Vice President of Worldwide Engineering, ACES, and Real Estate for Amazons Global Operations and Supply Chain.


Friday, May 12, 2017 - 11:30 am
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 2:00 pm
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