Monterey Institute of International Studies

Spring 2009 Commencement: Sights and Sounds

May 27, 2009 - 12:00am

Posted May 27, 2009

Commencement 1

The flag procession on Pacific Street

 

 

Commencement 2

The flag-bearers arrive

Commencement 3

Presidents Emeriti Stephen Baker, Robert Gard and Clara Yu receive the thanks of the crowd.

Commencement 4

Keynote speaker Ambassador Nabil Fahmy addresses the graduates

Commencement 5

Student speaker Maggie Peters faces a sea of students, faculty and family members

Commencement 6

Middlebury College President Ron Liebowitz shares his vision for the Middlebury- Monterey alliance

Commencement 7

New President Sunder Ramaswamy receives the presidential medal from Board of Trustees Chair William H. Kieffer III

Commencement 8

Flags frame the scene

Commencement 9

President Ramaswamy delivers his inaugural remarks

Commencement 10

The graduates await their big moment

Commencement 11

Honorary degree recipient and Institute alumnus Congressman Sam Farr receives congratulations from President Ramaswamy

Commencement 12

Diploma in hand at last!

Commencement 13


Proud family members attended from near and far

Commencement 14

Family and friends gathered for a reception on campus after the ceremony

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