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Commencement 2016 in Photos: Sunday, May 22

May 26, 2016

Communications Staff

In the days leading up to the 183rd Oberlin College and Conservatory Commencement exercises, graduating seniors, their families and friends, alumni, and townspeople gathered to reminisce about times past, celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2016, and discuss the future of our institution and our world.

Photographers Pang Fei Chiang, Yevhen Gulenko, and Anna Norris snapped photos at a number of events to help this Commencement/Reunion Weekend live on for years to come.

This gallery is a sampling of photographs from events that took place Sunday, May 22. A full album of photos from this day can be seen on Flickr. A full collection of Commencement/Reunion Weekend photos is available at this link.

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