Celebration of Excellence 2017

The Honors convocation and presentation of gold stoles for graduating Commonwealth Honors College seniors and their families occurred on Friday, May 12, 2017, immediately before Undergraduate Commencement. Katherine Stolerman was the selected student speaker and shared her perspective on power.

Video Replay

A video replay of the Celebration of Excellence ceremony is available.


Photos taken during the event.



2017 University Commencement

Visit the UMass Amherst Commencement website for photos, videos, and transcripts from the 2017 undergraduate commencement ceremony.