Celebration of Excellence

Honors College Senior Recognition Ceremony

The Honors convocation and presentation of gold stoles for graduating Commonwealth Honors College seniors and their families occurred on Friday, May 6, 2016. Serena Pang was the selected student speaker and delivered the speech "The Essence of Excellence."

Photos & Video


Here is the photo slideshow that was shown during the event.

Video Replay

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



Photos taken during the event.


University Commencement

Visit the UMass Amherst Commencement website for photos, videos, and transcripts from the 2016 undergraduate commencement ceremony.