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Commencement 2016

Online Commencement Press Kit

Download the full online press kit, including the honorary degree citation, as well as speeches given by the valedictorian and the salutatorian.

Social Links

Follow the college's social streams during the event.


Graduate Profiles

Top 2016 Graduates Are Four-Year Scholar-Athletes
Valedictorian Samantha Alvino and salutatorian Adam Kuzdzal both credit athletics with helping them develop leadership skills.


From USAF Security Forces to Paralegal Studies
Agawam native Stacey Caplette '16 got her start in the legal field by joining the U.S. Air Force. Then she came to Elms for the paralegal studies program.


Two Siblings, Two Paths, One Big Graduation Party
The Curtis siblings of Easthampton, Mass., are four years apart in age and have very different interests -- he majored in business management and accounting, she in nursing -- but they each found a path to a degree at Elms.