Commencement

A ‘first’ Commencement like no other

As the pandemic moves an in-person Commencement ceremony to a future date and time, a special live online University-wide celebration on Monday, May 18, will offer up a salute to graduates, the conferral of degrees, and some surprises.

Amanda Mott

Penn’s 263rd Commencement

The Class of 2019 took to Franklin Field on Monday, May 20, for Penn’s 263rd Commencement ceremony, where President Amy Gutmann urged graduates to “weave together a world better, freer, and more inclusive.”

Lauren Hertzler



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Video: Watch as Andrea Mitchell Gives the Commencement Address at UPenn

NBC Foreign affairs correspondent and Penn alumna Andrea Mitchell addressed the class of 2018 on Monday, sharing her experiences and offering the new graduates guidance for life after college.

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