Tag: baccalaureate

  • Name Dropping: A list of famous Commencement Week speakers at Princeton

    In a previous post we discussed the history behind commencement at The College of New Jersey and Princeton University. Here, we highlight the individuals and include links to video and news articles. For the years  2011-2016 each name will link to an individual streaming video courtesy of Princeton University MediaCentral. These are mobile friendly. 2016 […]

  • The history of Princeton University Commencement Ceremonies

    Every year leading up to the final weeks of classes, commencement and reunions, we receive questions related to the history of commencement activities. In this post we dive right into that subject! The original commencement of the College of New Jersey was held in Newark, New Jersey on November 9th, 1748. There was a procession, an address from President […]