First Collection 2008

Introduction by President Al Bloom In her welcome to the Class of 2012,  encouraged them to reach out to each other and search out their different gifts.  "But keep in mind that the rest of us will also be learning from you," she said.  "You are going to enrich this campus with your humor, your compassion, your curiosity.  We are so glad that each of you is here." Engrebretson, an English literature major from Washington, D.C., is a senior producer at War News Radio who worked this summer for the ENOUGH Project, which works to end genocide and crimes against humanity.  She was followed at the podium by political scientist Rick Valelly '75.