May 23, 2021
Virtual Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2021
The Commencement exercises at Dickinson represent the culmination of one’s undergraduate experience and the successful completion of the requirements for graduation. The faculty and Board of Trustees of the college approve the conferral of degrees prior to the ceremony. The virtual ceremony will include brief remarks from President Margee M. Ensign, a pre-recorded address by the 2021 Commencement speaker Eric Holder, recognition of fellow honorary degree recipients Esther T. Benjamin and David McCormick, the presentation of the Sam Rose ’58 and Julie Walters Prize for Global Environmental Activism to the 2021 recipient Varshini Prakash, the announcement of the Young Alumni Trustee by Board of Trustees Chair John E. Jones III ’77 P’11, conferring of the degrees and elements of the Graduate Recognition Ceremonies. The Virtual Commencement Ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. EDT on Sunday, May 23. It will be broadcast on Facebook Premiere and you will be able to access it on the Dickinson Facebook page.