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BCC Graduates Recognized in Remote Commencement

Any other year, the graduates of Berkshire Community College and their friends and families would be filling The Shed at Tanglewood in Lenox. But instead of taking the stage, speakers stood alone in front of a backdrop. And instead of being handed their certificates and diplomas, the more than 200 graduates' names were read as their pictures were shown.

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Berkshire Community College Holding Virtual Commencement

Berkshire Community College will hold its 60th commencement ceremony on Friday, May 29, via broadcast on Pittsfield Community Television at 4:30 p.m.

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Williams College Grads Gear Up for 'Everything Change'

On the day that brings one of the biggest changes to any individual's live, Williams College graduates Sunday were reminded that the biggest changes are yet to come.

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Heroes Unite to Graduate From Berkshire Community College

Heroes unite. Perhaps that is a Harvard graduate working in social work or perhaps it is the two children sitting in the shed at Tanglewood watching their mom delivering the valedictorian address for Berkshire Community College's Commencement.

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Congressman Neal Stresses Free Speech at MCLA Commencement

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal urged the new graduates of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts to not only hear, but to listen and not to be afraid of encountering alternative opinions.

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Author Jamaica Kincaid Speaking at Simon's Rock Commencement

Jamaica Kincaid, author of a dozen seminal works of fiction and nonfiction, will address graduates at the 50th commencement ceremony of Bard College at Simon's Rock on Saturday, May 18, at 11 a.m. on Blodgett lawn.

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Elms College to Hold 88th Commencement May 18

The commencement speaker is health-care entrepreneur and philanthropist William Lyons III, who will receive an honorary degree. Also receiving honorary degrees will be Savina Martin, co-chair of the Massachusetts Poor People's Campaign, and Kathryn Buckley-Brawner, executive director of Catholic Charities Agency in the Diocese of Springfield.

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Ground-Breaking Geneticist Speaking at Williams 230th Commencement

Mary-Claire King, an award-winning geneticist at the University of Washington who first discovered the breast and ovarian cancer gene, will be the principal speaker at Williams College's 230th commencement exercises on Sunday, June 2.

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Senator Markey Speaking at BCC's 59th Commencement

Markey, the state's junior senator, is a consumer champion and national leader on energy, environmental protection and telecommunications policy.

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Congressman Neal to Speak at MCLA 120th Commencement

In addition, Richard Alcombright, mayor of North Adams for four terms, will receive an honorary doctor of public service degree; and Shirley Edgerton, director of Youth Alive Inc., and cultural proficiency coach for Pittsfield Public Schools, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree.

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