Commencement 2020

Commencement 2020 Highlights


Virtual Events

Post-Commencement Receptions

Connect and celebrate with your F&Mily! Join us after the Commencement Recognition Celebration (around 3 p.m. EST) for a variety of virtual post-commencement receptions.

Lux et Lex Walk

Take a "scroll" down the virtual Lux et Lex Walk to register for our Class of 2020 trivia event! Prepare to join us on Zoom, Friday, Feb. 19 at 8 p.m. EST.

RSVP for Friday Night Trivia

Explore 2020 Grads


 Flip Through the Ceremony Program

Visit Our Senior Celebration Website


Commencement Stories

Anastasiia Grigoreva is this year's recipient of the Williamson Medal, the College's most prestigious award for student achievement. "I have always been interested in the study of the human mind; I...

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Professor Carbon created the theory curriculum at F&M and also accomplished something remarkable: he imparted to students of widely varying musical backgrounds the joys of creating music.



Dedication to the liberal arts tradition shines in Professor Flaherty's classroom and relationship with his students.



A roll-up-your-sleeves kind of colleague. A served-on-every-College-committee kind of colleague. An English Department chair par excellence.



Debbie Joseph is the 2020 recipient of the Richard Kneedler Distinguished Service Award. "I just want to do the best job I can do in anything I do. To be honored by your peers—it's hard to put into...




"I realized teaching was something that I wanted to do for the rest of my life." Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera is the speaker for Franklin & Marshall College's 2020 Commencement.