This year’s Commencement exercises will take place on Sunday, May 21, in Hillside Theater. The processional begins at 8:45 a.m. followed by Commencement at 9:00 a.m.

Please advance to 19:20 to view the proceedings

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Isabel Wilkerson speaks at Occidental College's 2023 Commencement.

News: Isabel Wilkerson Addresses Class of 2023 at Commencement

While the problems facing American can seem overwhelming, history shows us that we each have more power than we know—power that can change the course of history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Isabel Wilkerson told the Class of 2023.

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