Fall Convocation 2014

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 11:00am

Chapin Hall 62 Chapin Hall Dr, Williamstown, MA 01267

Fall Convocation marks the beginning of the academic year. This ceremony celebrates the Senior Class and its many accomplishments, and introduces six exceptionally interesting Williams graduates who will receive Bicentennial Medals. 

This Year’s Medalists are Kristen Anderson-Lopez ’94, Oscar-winning songwriter for the Disney movie Frozen; Mary Cotton ’01, Pseudonymous author of 11 best-selling novels for young adults and owner of Newtonville Books in Newton, Massachusetts; Kenard Gibbs ’86 CEO of Soul Train Holdings and co-founder of MadVision Entertainment; Steven Rothstein ’78, Recently retired president of the Perkins School for the Blind; David Spadafora ’72
President and librarian of the Newberry Library in Chicago;

Ethan Zuckerman ’93, will deliver the Convocation address.  He is Director of the Center for Civic Media at MIT and a principal research scientist at the MIT Media Lab. 

An all-campus picnic will follow on Chapin Lawn.  All are welcome.

This year's Convocation will coincide with the grand opening of the new Sawyer Library.  Please visit the Convocation website for more information!

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