Dean's Welcome 2023
Congratulations! There is so much to celebrate today, and I hope you will take a moment to appreciate how far you’ve come and all that you have accomplished during your time within the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Humanities & Fine Arts (HFA). Today’s ceremony recognizes your success, academic achievement, and bright future as a graduate of our school.
As you begin your professional career, I hope you continue to pursue curiosity and creativity, and generously share your knowledge and experiences with the world around you. We are eager to see where this next enriching chapter of your life takes you.
I would also like to welcome you to our growing alumni community. As an alumnus, you take the mission of HFA and put it into practice out in the world. We hope you’ll consider remaining active and engaged with the college throughout your career—and perhaps even come back to visit from time to time.
Today, we are proud to honor and celebrate you. Congratulations on your accomplishments, and we look forward to your continued success as alumni of the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Humanities & Fine Arts!