Spring 2009 Commencement: Sights and Sounds
May 27, 2009
Posted May 27, 2009
The flag procession on Pacific Street
The flag-bearers arrive
Presidents Emeriti Stephen Baker, Robert Gard and Clara Yu receive the thanks of the crowd.
Keynote speaker Ambassador Nabil Fahmy addresses the graduates
Student speaker Maggie Peters faces a sea of students, faculty and family members
Middlebury College President Ron Liebowitz shares his vision for the Middlebury- Monterey alliance
New President Sunder Ramaswamy receives the presidential medal from Board of Trustees Chair William H. Kieffer III
Flags frame the scene
President Ramaswamy delivers his inaugural remarks
The graduates await their big moment
Honorary degree recipient and Institute alumnus Congressman Sam Farr receives congratulations from President Ramaswamy
Diploma in hand at last!
Proud family members attended from near and far
Family and friends gathered for a reception on campus after the ceremony
Like this story? Here are a few suggestions:
International students in the Intensive English Program at the Monterey Institute prepared a traditional American Thanksgiving meal, learned about the holiday and shared a meal with each other as part of their language learning experience.
Read More »
Nine out 16 graduate students chosen worldwide for the prestigious 2011 Translation and Terminology Fellowships at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva come from the Monterey Institute.
Read More »