Commencement Weekend is Smith's final chance to honor its graduating seniors and to observe such traditions as Ivy Day and Illumination Night. The weekend culminates on Sunday when parents, friends and seniors gather to hear a distinguished speaker and observe the awarding of diplomas.
Arianna Huffington, editor-in-chief of the Pulitzer Prize-winning online news website that bears her name, was the speaker at Smith College’s 135th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 19. Huffington and three additional women received honorary degrees. More...
Ivy Day Video
Smith’s next Commencements will be held Sunday, May 18, 2014; Sunday, May 17, 2015; and Sunday, May 15, 2016.