Summer 2016 Commencement Photos

Two Commencememnt ceremonies were held on Saturday, August 20 in Western's Performing Arts Center. The Commencement speaker was WWU MBA alumna Karen L. Richards, who also received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration at Western. About 60 master's candidates received degrees this quarter.


Group of bagpipe players ranging in age standing in a circle on Old Main lawn

Photo by Dan Levine | Master in Teaching graduate Andrew Morgan plays bagpipes on the the Old Main lawn.

WWU graduate in robes and sunglasses plays bagpipes

Photo by Dan Levine | Great solo performance!

Male and female student pose side by side with people in background

Chemistry graduates celebrate on the Plaza.

Group of graduates pose with plants and view of Bellingham Bay in background

Two women, one in graduation attire, pose in front of Performing Arts Center

Woman in black graduation attire with a brown sash stands in front of podium with microphones

Photo by Dan Levine | Karen L. Richards gives the commencement speech.

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