UMass News and Events

UMASS News & Events

Chancellor Javier Reyes presides over his inaugural celebration of student achievement as the university confers 6,800 degrees.

The UMass Amherst Graduate Class of 2024 had their doctoral, master’s and education specialist degrees conferred as family and friends cheered them on during its commencement ceremony at McGuirk Alumni Stadium on Friday, May 17.

The UMass Amherst Stockbridge School of Agriculture celebrated its Class of 2024 associate degree graduates at the school’s 102nd Commencement on Saturday, May 18 in Stockbridge Hall’s Bowker Auditorium.

No matter their endeavor, each of the dozen creators in this year’s Senior Series embodies UMass Amherst's revolutionary spirit, pursuit of progress, and unwavering commitment to the greater good.

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