The academic year has wound down, and next weekend we say goodbye to another group of graduates from the Claremont Colleges. May they recall their bright college days in Claremont with fondness.
Here's the slate of speakers for next week's commencement ceremonies:
Friday, May 14th
- Baccalaureate Ceremony
The Claremont Colleges
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Bridges Hall of Music, Pomona College
150 East Fourth Street, Pomona College
Please contact the Office of the Chaplains for questions regarding this event.
Jacqueline Powers Doud, Ph.D., President, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles
Alumna, Claremont Graduate University
Saturday, May 15th
- Claremont Graduate University Commencement
Harvey Mudd College
E. 10th St. and Dartmouth Ave.
Heidi Hartmann, president and founder of the Institute for Women's Policy Research and research professor at George Washington University.
- Pitzer College's 46th Annual Commencement
1050 North Mills Avenue
Commencement speaker: The Honorable Cory A. Booker, mayor of Newark, New Jersey.
- Keck Graduate Institute Commencement
Keck Graduate Institute
535 Watson Dr.
David R. Walt, Robinson professor of chemistry and professor of biomedical engineering at Tufts University.
- Claremont McKenna College
Claremont McKenna College
South of 9th St. and Claremont Blvd.
Henry Kravis '67; founding partner of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and CMC Trustee.
Sunday, May 16th
- Pomona College Commencement
College Ave., between 4th and 6th Streets
Janet Napolitano, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, former Arizona governor, former Arizona Attorney General
- Scripps College
Elm Tree Lawn
345 E. 9th St.
Speakers: Sue Monk Kidd, New York Times best-selling author, The Secret Life of Bees,; and her daughter Ann Kidd Taylor, co-author, Traveling With Pomegranates.
- Harvey Mudd College Commencement
Harvey S. Mudd Quadrangle
Claremont University Consortium
East Tenth Street and Dartmouth Avenue
Speaker: Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, longtime president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and advocate for promoting education within underrepresented groups.
Tuesday, May 18
- Claremont School of Theology Commencement
Kresge Chapel Green
Claremont School of Theology
1325 N. College Avenue
Service presided by President Jerry Campbell.