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Silverstein philanthropy initiative announcement
This spring, graduating seniors at Denison University received an unexpected opportunity to become truly impactful philanthropists.
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Commencement 2021
Ceremonies
A look back at Commencement celebrations for the Class of 2021.
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Denison invites members of the senior class to submit commencement speeches. Enjoy this year's winner and finalists.
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Ceremonies
A prerecorded Baccalaureate ceremony for the Class of 2021
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Dension's iconic Swasey Chapel
Denison University recognizes three key partners who aided in coordinating the college's COVID-19 response with honorary degrees.
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Sara Abou Rashed '21
Announcements & Updates
Denison has announced the student commencement speaker for the Class of 2021: Sara Abou Rashed '21. The title her speech is "Come Celebrate with Me."
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Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas ’79
Author and nationally recognized theologian Kelly Brown Douglas will serve as Denison’s 2021 Commencement speaker.
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Class of 2020 assembled on the commons
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Due to COVID-19, the Denison Class of 2020 was conferred with their degrees virtually. An in-person celebration will take place June 10-12, 2022.
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Michaela Morrison '20
Michaela Morrison ’20 has been chosen as Denison University’s Class of 2020 student commencement speaker.
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Jennifer Garner '94 at commencement
Ceremonies
Look here for all the highlights of the 2019 Denison Commencement.
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Maggie Chamberlain ’19
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"We are all very different people from very different backgrounds; we are all bonded by one thing - we are all Denisonians," says Maggie Chamberlain '19
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Jennifer Garner '94
Jennifer Garner '94 shares advice - both funny and poignant - in her commencement address to the Denison Class of 2019.
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Members of the Denison Class of 2018 toss their mortarboards
Actor, advocate, and businessperson Jennifer Garner '94 will serve as the keynote speaker at the college’s 178th Commencement Ceremony.
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Jennifer Garner '94
Actor and advocate Jennifer Garner '94 is Denison's keynote speaker for the 2019 Commencement Ceremony.
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2018 Denison graduates celebrating
Ceremonies
Denison University celebrated the achievements of the Class of 2018 on Saturday, May 19.
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Ceremonies
The college's 176th annual Commencement exercises celebrating the Class of 2017 were held on Saturday, May 13, 2017.
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Denison students graduation in cap and gown
Ceremonies
A look back at the day that was four challenging and laughter-filled years in the making.
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Ceremonies
The tradition at Denison of celebrating Commencement began nearly 50 years ago.
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Commencement 2014 girl cheering
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521 graduates celebrated joining the Society of the Alumni and a record audience of some 5,500 looking on.
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Commencement 2013 group shot
Ceremonies
Denison celebrated its 172nd Annual Commencement Exercises, with 542 graduates joining the ranks of the Society of the Alumni and a record audience.
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Ceremonies
On May 13, 2012, Denison celebrated its 171st Annual Commencement Exercises, with 512 graduates joining the Society of the Alumni.
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Students at Commencement 2011
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Sunday, May 15, 2011, Denison celebrated 170th Annual Commencement Exercises in Mitchell Center; 478 graduates join ranks of Society of Alumni.
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