Commencement 2012 Video Gallery
Wheelock College held its 124th Commencement on May 11, 2012. For the first time ever, the event featured separate ceremonies for undergraduate and graduate students. Enjoy video highlights from both ceremonies, as well as full version of the key speeches.
To read transcripts of the speeches, visit the Text of Remarks page.
|Undergraduate Ceremony Highlights
Wheelock College held a separate ceremony for undergraduate students for the first time this year. Watch highlights of the ceremony, which included a keynote speech by actor Jane Alexander.
|Graduate Ceremony Highlights
At the first-ever separate ceremony for graduate students, the Commencement Speaker was noted singer and inspirational speaker Wintley Phipps. Watch highlights from his speech and the rest of the ceremony.
|Undergraduate Student Speaker
Undergraduate Tamara Pace-Emerson spoke to Wheelock undergraduates at the College's 124th Commencement Ceremony. Watch her full speech.
|Graduate Student Speaker
Graduate student Thomas Bentley spoke to Wheelock graduate students at the College's first-ever Graduate Commencement Ceremony. Watch his full speech.
|Graduate Commencement Speaker
Singer and Motivational speaker Wintley Phipps described how he came to found the U.S. Dream Academy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children who have had a family member incarcerated, after meeting former Watergate conspirator Chuck Colson Watch his full speech.
|Undergraduate Commencement Speaker
At the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony, acclaimed actor Jane Alexander encouraged graduating students to "keep the arts in education" and in their own lives. "The arts awaken us to our own possibilities," she said. Watch her full speech.