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Commencement and Milestone Reunion 2022

June 7, 2022

Yvonne Gay

Graduation caps with flowers on them.
Graduates added personal touches to caps and gowns.
Photo credit: Clarissa Heart '20

The campus was abuzz this past weekend as alumni, families, and students took part in the return of several Commencement/Reunion Weekend traditions that included a performance by OCircus!, senior conservatory students, and Illumination in Tappan Square.


Taiko drummers perform under paper lanterns in a park.
Taiko drummers performed during Illumination and Social on the Square. Photo credit: Mike Crupi

After a three-year hiatus, the Oberlin Alumni Association relaunched reunion activities with the classes of 1997, 1970, 1971, and 1972 on June 3 to June 5. More than 300 alumni pre-registered for the weekend. 

Graduation exercises concluded CRW 2022 as 665 members of the graduating class were awarded bachelor of music, artist diplomas, double-degrees, and bachelor of arts. As they processed into Tappan Square a large banner that signaled their transition from student to alum. 

Visit Oberlin’s Flickr page to see photos from the weekend.

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