The 96th Commencement exercises for the Class of 2014 took place Sunday, May 18 at 11 a.m on Tempel Green.
Directions and information
This year's keynote speaker is Noah Feldman, the Bemis Professor of International Law at Harvard Law School. Feldman specializes in constitutional studies with an emphasis on the relationship between law and religion, constitutional design, and the history of legal theory. He is a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and a columnist for Bloomberg View, a website covering financial, political and economic issues.
Noah Feldman is the brother of Simon Feldman, associate professor of philosophy at Connecticut College.
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Tributes and dedications
Congrats on your graduation and all you have accomplished in the classroom, on the fields and as a leader in your community.
- Christopher Abbott '79
Congrats Sierra! Amazing dancer, daughter and sister. Your future's so bright you'll have to wear shades! Love, Mom, Dad and Phil
- Steven and Susanne Adams
Dana, you are an exemplary scholar athlete and role model and fill us with pride every day. Mazel tov, Pie! We love you.
- Eli Albalancy and Lisa Schiffman
We are so proud of you, Justin! Love, Mom and Dad
- Robert and Siew Anderson
Congratulations Taylor! Use the knowledge you've gained, cherish the friends you've made, and celebrate this new beginning.
- David and Lynn Anderson
Congratulations Emily! Never stop believing and trust in yourself!
- Paul and Robin Arner
A hearty CONGRATULATIONS! Your hard work and love for learning have earned you so many accomplishments. We love you very much and are so proud of you! XOXO Mom, Dad, Mark and Savitri
- Steven Arvey, Stephanie Arvey and Mark Waller
Molly - Whether in New London or NYC, Colorado or Chilmark, you've worked so hard, done so much and grown so well. We're very proud of you. Love, Mom and Dad
- Gregg and Catherine Bangs
Congratulations Kat. We are so proud of all your accomplishments at Conn - hard work, social responsibility, sportsmanship and team work and so much more.
- Jeffrey and Ruth Barker
“...if you keep on believing, the dreams that you wish will come true.” – Cinderella. Never stop dreaming! Love, Mom and Dad
- Lyle and Bernadette Bennett
What a remarkable person you have become - scholar, humanist, athlete, artist - with a deep compassion for all mankind. We love and congratulate you!
- Ronald Bienstock and Lisa Swain
A, we love you and are so proud of you! Love, Mom and Dad
-Brian and Nina Bolwell
From pushing a Playmobile ambulance to driving a real one to soon meeting one at the ER - much love and success in Med School.
-Francis and Kellie Brady
We are very proud of your academic and personal achievements.
-Peter Brown and Susan Vogt Brown
We are so incredibly proud of you and the woman you have become. May all your dreams come true! We love you, Mom and Steve
-Stephen and Margaret Barbuto
Mary, words cannot express how wonderful it is to be your family. You fill our life with wit and joy. Love, Dad, Mom and Ben
-Bruce and Laura Buchanan
Sam, we are so proud you and your accomplishments. Congratulations on your graduation.
-Joshua and Tracey Buchman
Everyone is impressed with what you have accomplished in life so far. Your mother would be very proud of you. Dad
Dear Sybil, Good luck in Tunisia, champion! You’ll still be with us in the “suitcases of our hearts.” Love, Maman and Papa
-James and Carole Bullock
Jules, Congrats! From art to Italian to soccer, we are so proud of you and your success at Conn. Love, Mom, Dad and Galen
-Michael and Elena Byrne
Congrats! We are so proud of you, your achievements, and how you fill the world with love and grace. Tons of love, Your family
-Bruce and Irina Caldwell
On this VERY SPECIAL DAY, we are so very proud of you and off all of your major accomplishments. Love always, Dad, Mom and Ben
-Frank and Agnes Cammarata
Alie, we're so proud of you and hope that all of your dreams for the future come true! Love, Mom, Jen, Jason, Shannon and Julian
Nelson Mandela said "A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination." We love you and are so proud of you!
-Carlo and Bobbi Carluccio
In all your learning, you never forgot IN ALL YOUR WAYS. Congratulations! You are well equipped for your pursuit of your destiny! I love you.
Caitlin, I am so incredibly proud of you. Congratulations! Love, Mom
Celebrate life to its fullest, Marisa! "There's always a reason to dance!" Love, Mom, Billy, Jonny and the entire Georgian Family
“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” -- e.e. cummings. We love you, Your Family
-William Conley and Christina Herbert
Ali - You did it! And in 3 years!!! So proud of you always!!!!! Mama, Papa and Michael
- Thomas and Mary Alice Cookson
"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” - Theodore Roosevelt. You've always been about living life exuberantly and lighting up everyone's life. Keep on shining. Love, Mom and Dad
-Mark and Brooke Cragan
Congratulations Julia! I am so proud of you. Now, on to the next adventure and wherever it may lead you. Love, Mom
We are so proud of you Susan, congratulations. Mom, Dad, Michelle and Amy
-Jonathan and Kathryn Cunningham
Congratulations Christopher! A long journey well-traveled! We are so proud of you! Follow your dreams. Love, Mom Dad and Rusty
-Dennis '79 and Sarah Dale
Congratulations! We are very proud of you. We love you so much. Mom and all your family and friends of the family.
What a rewarding college experience you've had at Conn! We're so proud of all you have learned and accomplished! Love, Mom and Dad
-Peter and Margaret DeGregorio
Congratulations Meg! We are proud of how you embraced everything that Connecticut College offers. With love, Mum and Dad
-Henry and Maureen DeJong
Congrats from your fam and other fan club members. You are a smart, funny and brave guy and a true friend. We love you hen duo.
-Roy ’74 and Kipp Johnson Delbyck ‘73
Well done! We can't wait to see what's next! You make us proud, you make us laugh and we love you! Dad, Mum and Sarah
-Marc and Amy Demers
Chris, may you cherish all the learning and lifelong friends you've made at Conn. Congratulations: Love Ya!! Mom
Chris, we are so proud of the man you have become. Remember all that you have learned at Conn. Love, Dad and Shelly
-Gary DiLisio and Michelle Harkins
Congratulations John. We couldn’t be prouder. Love, Nancy and Dad
-Rainer and Nancy Dronzek
Brett, congratulations! We are so proud of you and all you've accomplished. Lots of love, Mom, Dad, Josh and Sam
-Robert Duboff and Janet Berkeley
Will - Congratulations! We are so proud of all you have accomplished. We look forward to your continued success and growth as you embark on the next stage of your life. Love, Mom, Dad, James and Maggie
-William and Suzanne Einstein
Congratulations, we are so proud of all your accomplishments. You have what it takes to succeed. Love you, Mom Dad and Jessica
-Gary and Sue Elias
Congratulations on your graduation from college! We are so proud of you. We love you so! Mom, Dad and Christian
-David Foster '77 and Marianne Jorgensen '78
Your path had twists and turns, but you handled them with grace. We are more than proud of our favorite daughter. Congrats! Mom and Dad
-Edward and Margaret Franklin
We’re so proud. Dancing to Your Own Drumbeat has helped you become such a mature, accomplished and caring graduate of Conn.
-John Friedman and Janie Furse
Elaine, you are an adventurer. Keep your hopes high as you travel forward. May God Bless you! Love, Mom and Dad
-Michael and Betty Miller Frost '83
Congratulations on your graduation, Jacqueline!! I am so proud of you. You are awesome. Love, Mom
We celebrate in awe, your amazing accomplishments today and every day. YOU’RE AMAZIN! We couldn't be prouder of you. Love you mostest, Mom and Dad
-Gary Gabelman and Lori Saltzman-Gabelman
Kyra, you continue to make us so proud of your dedication and accomplishments. Your future is unlimited. Grip it and Rip it!
-Bruce Gabow and Deborah Murphy
Congratulations on finishing well! You have made parenting a privilege and not a chore. We celebrate your accomplishments and your future. Continue to be faithful and dream big. Our love has given you roots – Now we release you to find your wings. Love, Mom and Family
Congratulations Sam, on this great achievement! We are all so proud of you!
Congratulations sweetheart! With love and pride, Mom, Dad and Adam
-Paul and Catherine Glynn
Precious jewel, you glow, you shine, reflecting all the good things in the world. With all our love, Grandpa Danny, Grandma Rosalie, Grandma Sara, Dad, Ethan and Mama G
-Tom and Loree Goffigon
May your heart always be joyful, may your song always be sung, may you stay forever young.
-David and Linda Greenbaum
Congratulations to our dearest, beloved Norahlein! You are the sunshine of our lives and we are all tremendously proud of you! Spread your wings, explore the world, and live your dreams! You are truly amazing! Your loving family, everywhere in the world!
-Wolfgang and Elke Hannel
Will! Amazed by your poise, bright spark and curious mind! Continue to laugh often, work hard and play well! Love, M, D and N
-James '83 and Anne Hardy
Congratulations Billy! We are so proud of all of your accomplishments on and off the field. Love, Mom and Dad
-William and Karen Hawkey
Dear John, You are the most wonderful son a mother could ask for! I am so proud of you! You will always shine! Love, Mom, Danielle and Rocky
Ellen, we are very proud of your success and the relationships you now have worldwide! Love, Dad, Mom, Judy, and Linda
-Michael and Susan Heartlein
“Go n-éirí an bóthar leat” - Irish proverb - May your journey be successful. Well done Peter. With all our love, Mum and Dad
-Terence Herron and Kate MacDonagh-Herron
Congratulations Ainsley. Another chapter of your life truly well lived. We’re all very proud of you. Love Mom, Dad and Anson.
-John Gorga and Lisa Highland
Congratulations Jack! And remember, we're all counting on you. Love, Mom and Dad
- Gene and Ann Hile
We love following you along on your journey. Can't wait to see where it will take you next. We love you. Mom and Dad
-James and Kathleen Hormel
Sarah, you have inspired many with your hard work and leadership and soothed others with your calming presence and ready wit. We love you, Mom and Papa
-Philip Huckins and Martha Donovan
Congratulations! I am so proud of you and your hard work and determination. You will do great things. Love, Mom
Dear Mackenzie, We are so proud of you! We admire your adventurous spirit and are sure great things await you!! Love, M and D
-Dale and Katherine Jackson
Congratulations Hannah Rose! We are so proud of you. Love, Mom, Dad, Sam and Emily
-Brian and Francine Jeffrey
Thank you, Rachel Jerome, for making the most out of college. Thank you, Connecticut College, for giving Rachel a chance to shine.
-Richard Jerome and Elizabeth Rose
Congratulations Jake! We are so proud of your determination, honesty, and integrity. We look forward to your next chapter.
-Peter and Wendy Weeks Frisch '82
Leap and the net will appear - Zen saying. So very proud of the man you've become....... you are pure potential! Love u :)
Congratulations, Caro, well done! New adventures ahead to share! We love you, always, Ma, M, Chris, G, DD, UKB, AJB, and Bobs
-Ellen Harris '80 and Matthias Mokros
Congratulations on your great accomplishment at Conn. You will always rise to the occasion and go to the distance. Very proud of you. Love, Mom
We are proud of you. Congratulations, Mom, Dad and Greg
P.S. The Bartlett train ladies say congrats to you and the bear
-Keith and Barbara Lafrance
Congrats Emo! You worked hard and reached your goals. Keep it up until you get your dream job. Love, Brother, Mom and Dad
-Tsvetan and Pavlina Radeva-Lalova
Congratulations Eli!! With Love, Mom, Dad, and Alex
-Alan and Andrea Landau
Congratulation! Life has just begun for you, choose wisely, live joyfully. We will always be there to love and support you.
-Yiu Hon Lau and Carol Cheung
I love you and am proud of you Brynn!
As you stand on the edge of a new chapter in life, remember how much we love you and how proud we are of you!
-John and Lynda Lonsdorf
Nick - we are so proud of your many accomplishments at Conn. Enjoy this day, and congratulations!
-William '81 and Mary Smolens Luce '80
Congratulations to our wonderful and adored Hillary. Looking forward to watching you soar as you commence life after Conn!
-Jeffery Jones and JoAnn Luehring
Congratulations Stevie! I love you and am so proud of you! Follow your dreams! XO Love, Mom
Izzy, we are proud of your accomplishments in the classroom, on the lacrosse field and in the CC community. Love, Your family
-Christopher and Elizabeth Marx
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." Follow your passions. We are forever the three Musketeers.
-Anthony and Glenda May
Hardwork, commitment and enthusiasm pay off - Congratulations!
We are so proud of all you have accomplished. You have made some amazing lifelong friendships! We love you, Mom and Dad
-Michael and Linda McDonold
We are so proud of your kindness, good sense, courage, integrity and intelligence. Now go and show the world your stuff! Love, Mom and Gram
Paige - Thoughtful, hardworking, intellectually curious, cheerful, results driven, enthusiastic, high standards, caring and perfectly charming. Your friends and family are endlessly proud of who you are!
-Jan and Mary Blakslee
Congratulations Mimmi! We are immensely proud of you and your accomplishments. Love you forever. Mom, Grandma and Albert
Allie, we are so very proud of you! Goal set, plan executed, goal met! Now go and love life. XOXO, Mom and Dad
-Leslie '80 and Stacey Munson
Remember the "F" words: Faith, Family, Friends and Future. The choices you make with the talents you are blessed with are the most important decisions of your life. Love Mom, Dad and Raiza
-Francis and Gwynette Nazareth
We are so proud of you and of the fine young man you have become! Let the adventure begin! Love, Mom and Pooks
-William Nelson and Joan Perron
Congratulations Trevor! We are very proud of you. Love, Mom, Dad and Zach
-John and Carolyn Newton
Hilary and Seth Nigrosh
"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." - Albert Einstein. We are so proud of you! With love from Mom and Dad
-Mark and Elizabeth Nigrosh
Congratulations on your degree, friendships and the music you shared with all of us. Best of luck in law school and life.
-Philip and Mary Pacelli
Chelsea, we are so proud of you and all that you have accomplished. Congratulations to you and the Class of 2014. Love, Mom Dad and Meredith
-Michael and Anne Parish
Dedicated to our brilliant, kind and SPICY daughter. We are so proud of your accomplishments at Conn! XXXOOO
-Harry and Lise Pass
Camila Pavia Leone
The endless road has taken you to the top of a mountain. Now new paths and wonderful views are before you. Our love and all you've learned will be guiding you.
-Orestes Pavia and Karen Leone
Thanks to the wonderful people at Conn. And congrats, Gracie! Mom, Dad, Lauren, Fletcher, Greg, Julia and Felix
-Larry and Marian Pearlman
Katie, we are very proud of you! We admire your enthusiasm for life and your commitment to making the world a better place.
-Gregory Pearson and Mary Ann Schran
Congrats Ali. We are so proud of all you have accomplished and excited for what is ahead. Much Love, Mom, Dad and Matthew
-David Peknay and Ilana Mazur
Wow! We are so extremely proud of you. We love you dearly.
-Modesto and Sonia Perez
Congratulations on all you have achieved and we look forward to all you will achieve in the future. Love, Mom, Dad and Katey
-Loren Plotkin and Carol Baxter
You've wrestled alligators; you've tussled with a whale. You done handcuffed lightening and thrown thunder in jail. You're the greatest. Mom and Dad
-Kevin Plummer and Sarah Dinklage
Dear Julia, Oh, the places you'll go! We'll watch with pride and wonder. Lots of love, Mom, Chris, Will, Lily and Nick
-Katherine Pope and Chris Harte
Congratulations Lauren! We love you! We are so proud of all your accomplishments on your Conn journey!
-Richard and Jeanne Potter
You've earned a Bachelor's Degree and the chance to work with a singing, dancing mouse in his own theme park! We're so proud!
-Gordon and Francoise Pratt
Colin - How lucky you are to have had Conn - and the friends you have made here - in your life…forever. Love, Mom and Dad
-David and Leslie Puth
Emma, Matthew, Gregg and I are so very proud of you! Well done and here comes China!!! Lots of Love.
-Gregg Richardson and Julia Rathkey
Kevin, The world awaits you! We are so very proud of you! Love, Mom, Dad, and Brendan
-Thomas and Joanne Reich
We are proud of your hard work! Look to the future with the same determination. Oh the places you'll go!
-Scott and Veronica Richter
Congratulations Adam. We are so proud of you!
-David and Mary Rimmer
Jason, congratulations on a job well done! Love, Mom, Dad, Alex, Jenna and Eric
-Richard Robb and Rebecca Crown
Our Allan - Dedicated, motivated, inspiring and a source of great pride to us. We love you. Continue to keep GOD first. Love, Dad, Mom and Mema
-Bruce and Alicia Rogers
You may have taken your final bow at Connecticut College but your life on stage is yet to come! We are proud of you--our love.
-Steven and Dina Rosenbaum
Congratulations Adam! We are so proud of you and love you so much. We continue to relish the journey! Love, Mom and Dad
-Kenneth and Judith Duker Rosenberg '82
Alia, we are so proud of all you have accomplished. We love you! Love, Mom and Dad
- William and Debra Roth
We honor your passion, curiosity, dedication and many achievements. Love, Dad, Mom, Alex, and Family
-Charles and Jeanne Roy
Congratulations Sara! We are proud of you. Life awaits... Be Wise, Be Grateful, Be Happy. Love you, Mom, Dad and Amanda
-Nicholas and Laura Rubino
Patrick, you always amaze us. We are so proud and look forward to your fabulous future. We love you. Love, Mom and Dad
-David and Kathleen Russo
Gabe, congratulations on your exceptional achievements that you have made during the past four years. Love, Mom and Dad
-Robert and Teresa Salk
We are so proud of you and your achievements. Chase your dreams and keep up the good work. Go Skeeter!
-Theodore ’75 and Deborah Schlette
You continue to amaze us with your passion for life. We are so proud of you. Go get 'em, Sarah! Love always, Mom, Dad, and Emma
-Larry Schnitman and Lois Bures '74
Ian Gordon Schottlaender
IG, you have been a successful gentleman and scholar at Conn College. I am very proud.
Congratulations Lauren! I am so proud of you. I love you as high as the sky and as wide as the ocean for ever and ever.
Corrie-You rock sweetie! So proud of your amazing work, radiant energy and talent. We love you! XOXO Mom, David and Elizabeth
-David and Lucy Penfield
May G-d's light shine upon you and be gracious to you. May G-d's presence be with you and give you peace.
-Edward and Rosslyn Shamash
Dave - from cutest naughtiest little boy to thoughtful, accomplished and involved Conn College grad - we are proud! XO M, D and S
-Robert and Francine Shanfield
To our beautiful Jodie, we are so proud of you and your accomplishments at Conn! We love you! Mom, Stoney, Jennifer and Jillian
-Jane Shearer and Stoney Moenich
We are so proud of you and for all that you have willingly accomplished. Keep dreaming big, work hard and laugh. Mom and Dad
-Eugene and Mary Shields
Congratulations Emily! We are so proud of you and your accomplishments! We love you! Mom, Dad and Lisa
-Kenneth Silber and Linda Silber
We are so very proud of all that you have accomplished at Conn and beyond. Love, Dad, Susan, Nick, Sam, Jade, and puppy
-Robert Stern and Susan Ryerson
John - Congratulations on your graduation! We are so very proud of you. Love, Mom, Dad, Katherine, and Cayenne
-Greenfield and Patricia Sluder
Congratulations Louis. We are so proud of your success and development at Conn. Love from Mom, Dad and Marie
-Pierre and Anne Soussand
Congratulations Elizabeth! Those many hours in the library have paid off! We are enormously proud of you! Love Mom and Dad
-Frederick and Catherine Spackman
Gracie, we are so proud of you and all of your CC adventures! Our circle of alum friends just got bigger today! Love, Dad and Mom
-Craig '84 and Bente Jones Starble '86
CISLA Scholar, we are so proud of you! ¡Felicitaciones, los amamos! Dad, Mom, Reuben, Rebecca, Rachel, Ilya, Josh, CB and O
-David and Marlene Strayer
Congratulations, Maddy Rose, on your amazing accomplishment! We're so proud of you! Love, Mom, Dad and Matthew
-Michael and Colleen Stubblefield
Carolyn, we are proud of your accomplishments and admire the woman you have become. Love you always, Mom, Dad and James
-David and Lori Sundstrom
Ben - we are all so very proud of you and can't wait to see what's next! With much love, Dad, Mom, Tink, and Mish
-Jeffery and Caroline Thaler
Melanie, we are so proud of your accomplishments and wish you much happiness in the next chapter. Love you, Mom and Dad
-Brian and Nancy Thibeault
Aina, estem orgullosos de l’esforç i el coratge que has demostrat aquests anys. Sigues feliç i afronta les noves oportunitats amb la il·lusió i la determinació amb que sempre ho has fet. T’estimem, Papa, Mama i Pol
-Francisco Torres and Rosa Pallares
Els, we love you and are so proud of you! You always make us smile. Love, Mom and Dad
-Smith and Kathy VanZanten
Grace, style, spirit and accomplishment. So proud of you, Lizzie! With much love, Mom, Dad and Gram
-Richard and Heidi Venuti
Congratulations, Keith, on your graduation! We are so proud of you. Love, Dad, Mom, Brian and Olivia
-Steven and Linda Veronesi
"Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray" – Rumi.
-Paul and Virginia Villalon-Iglesias
Throw off those bowlines. Sail away from safe harbors. Catch the winds in your sails. Explore - Dream - Discover.
-Ronald and Shirley Wallace
We celebrate today with great pride in your accomplishments, respect for your talents and belief in you. We love you, Laney!
-Richard and Kristi Warters
Dear Blair, Congratulations! Believe in yourself because you are so unique with no limit to what you can do! With love and pride today and always, Mom and Dad
-Andrew and Anna West
Kudos to our bright, shining Stephanie! We anticipate a wonderful journey ahead, with our love as your faithful companion.
-Charles and Helen Wilkes
"It's such a perfect day" - Lou Reed. Amy, you truly are amazing! May your talents, intellect, wit and beauty take you far in life and may all your days be perfect. With love and great pride, Mom and Dad
-Christopher Williams and Mary-Beth Coffey
Jack, we are all so proud of you in so many ways. You should be very proud too. "Onward...with love and laughter."
-John and Frances Williamson
Jillian, we are so proud of you and everything you have accomplished. Congratulations! Love always, your parents, Bruce and Marci
-Bruce and Marci Wiseman
To my family for their endless love and support of my academic and athletic pursuits. I am forever grateful for the opportunity you have given me to attend this wonderful school and am excited to celebrate with you today! Love, Dana
My gift is in honor of my family.
In honor of my parents, David and Lynn. Thanks for giving me the chance for this amazing adventure!
In honor of Cary and Gregg Bangs. Mom and Dad, Thank you for making the past 4 years possible and being there along the way. Conn is the best gift I have ever and will ever receive.
Merci pour tout ce que vous avez fait pour moi. Dox milles bisous.
I love Tom and Judy
In honor of Cecil Jones. Thank you for everything. You will be truly missed.
To my family and friends. I could not have done this without you.
Thank you Mum, Dad, Christine and Will. You will never know how much I love you.
To the Religious Studies and Sociology Departments, Greer Music Library, Office of Student Engagement and Leadership Education - thank you for changing my life!
My gift is in honor of my family - Mom, Doug, Dad, Nancy, and Omi: Thanks for the past four years!
Thank you Mom, Dad and Allie.
I love you Mom, Dad and Sam! Thank you for all your support. I couldn't have gone this far without you.
Thank you Mom and Dad for your endless support during my four years at Conn. I could not have done it without you!
In honor of my loving family, compassionate friends and inspirational professors. Thank you all.
In honor of Mom and Dad. Thanks, Mom and Dad for supporting me through everything!
In honor of: Sam Perley, Albert Perley, Tim Walsh, John Lenehan, The Wolf, and Matt Newton. Thanks Ellen and Jeff Gibson! Someday I'll pay you guys back!
To the greatest parents in the world. Thank you Mom and Dad for all you do and all you've done. I love you.
Thank you to my parents, Susan and Doug, for sending me to Conn. I Love You! Phil
Todo este esfuerzo fue para ustedes mami y Julie, para mis tias y mi familia, para todas las mujeres poderoses que me apoyan y inspiran cada dia. Always rising, forever grateful.
Thank you to my friends, family and CCRFC.
I would like to dedicate this to Professor Queen of the History department for guiding me in the right direction since freshman year.
To my family and the friends who became family: Thank you for everything!
Thank you to my family and friends for their amazing love and support!
Dear Parents and other Supporters, Thank you for believing in me. I hope I have made you proud. Love, Jake
To my loving mother, Betsy. Thank you for putting up with my shenanigans.
Thanks mom and dad for supporting me every step of the way and for always encouraging me to do what made me happy. I couldn't ask for better parents or fans, I love you!
In honor of Barbara and Keith Lafrance. Thank you for your support. I hope I can continue to make you proud in the coming years.
To my family, friends, and professors; thank you for helping to make the last four years so wonderful.
To all those who have been on this conn journey with me I couldn't have done it without you. I love you all.
This gift is in honor of my mother Renee, my father Will, my sister Kaitlyn, and my dog Gadget. Thank you to my family for being so loving and supportive.
In honor of Gary and Laura Messina. Thank you for your constant love and support.
In honor of Mary Miller Blakslee and Jan Blakslee, I am eternally grateful for your love and support.
I can't thank my parents enough in under 25 words...thank you.
Thank you to my amazing friends and family for the wonderful love and support.
I dedicate my gift to both of my parents for helping me get the most out of my experience here at Connecticut College, and to all of the future students of this amazing college!
To my parents for loving me unconditionally and for supporting me in every way possible. My gift is in honor of Baby Joe.
Mom and Dad, thank you for your amazing support for the past 22 years. Here's to the next adventure.
Thanks Mom, Dad, David, and Valerie for everything! You all rock and have been great role models over the years! Also given in honor of the Class of 2014.
Thanks to my family, friends, professors, and mentors. I appreciate you all for your support and love through the years.
Thank you so much to my parents for everything you have given me!
Ian Schottlaender, Jr.
To my wonderful mother, Carol Matton. Thanks for getting me this far! Much love, Ian
To my rock star of a mom, I'm so grateful for everything you have done for me to make these past four years amazing!
My gift is in honor of Heidi Henderson and the Connecticut College Dance Department.
In honor of Patrick and Mary Sue Shields. Thanks for all the nights I barely remember with the people I'll never forget.
Thanks Mom and Dad for helping me every step of the way! Love you!
Thank you to the amazing CELS counselors for all their guidance and support and for being a home away from home.
Thanks to my parents, friends and professors that have made my time at Conn so incredible and memorable.
My gift is in honor of Wendy Woessner.
Words of wisdom
Professors give their advice and words of congratulations to the Class of 2014. View on YouTube