2017 Commencement Recap
Cornell College conferred degrees on 215 students during its annual Commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 14.
Tori Barnes-Brus, Associate Professor of Sociology, gave the faculty address. Cassidy Kelly, a graduating senior from Chicago, gave the student address.
The Commencement ceremony was the final event of a weekend that celebrates the achievements of the graduating class. Other events included a reception for graduating seniors on Friday and the annual Baccalaureate service. Seniors' words of gratitude for family, friends, and mentors were read at the service. Chaplain of the College Catherine Quehl-Engel, a 1989 Cornell graduate, delivered the sermon.
- 2017 Faculty address - Tori Barnes-Brus
- 2017 Student address - Cassidy Kelly
- 2017 Baccalaureate sermon - Catherine Quehl-Engel
- 2017 Seniors' Litany of Thanks