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In the wake of Commencement, parents reflect on their graduates’ Dickinson experience

video by Joe O'Neill

“Dickinson has been wonderful for our daughter,” says Michael Simms of daughter Lia ’16. “She is … in all ways intellectually changed and transformed.”

Commencement doesn’t just bring out the joy in graduating students; it also gives parents the opportunity to celebrate their students' growth. As parents and families of the class of 2020 move the newest Dickinsonians into their residence halls this week, this video offers a glimpse of what they have to look forward to throughout the next four years.

“I just think she got a world-class education here,” says Marcia Roque, of daughter Nicole ’16, “And we’re very, very happy.”

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Published August 22, 2016