Diploma Ceremony: It’s official now! | Mom in Harvard Day #4

The last day as the Ed.M. Candidate

the diploma ceremony began about an hour after the school-wide commencement

my mom and I ran back in the rain from the Harvard Yard to the Radcliffe Yard of HGSE

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Mind, Brain, and Education Program + Human Development Program (HDP) first line up for the ceremony procession at Askwith Hall in Longfellow

dearest Jinwen of HDP~!!

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The empty spaces before the graduating students filed in

[mom took the picture]

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our most prestigious stage at HGSE!

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Liz Thurston, Director of Student Affairs to kickstart the ceremony!

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Music performance by Sam, HGSE’s most awesome violinist, and two of her talented friends!

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MBE cohort mates: Sandrine and Claire!

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I found my mom amidst the crowd on the way the stage my diploma!

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Helloooooooooo Romaaaaaa~!!! 😘

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See you later, Mom!

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Getting ready!

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Shook hands with Dean Ryan and Todd Rose -> Sprang down the steps -> Flashed a smile at the camera cuz I got ma diploma!

[in plastic bag to protect it from the rain ☔️]

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Oh yeah!

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Meeting Tim on my way down

Tim: my brilliant case study + project partner from Teacher Teams class!

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I had to double check something important quickly

*opened the red envelope*

Yep, that’s my name!

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DIPLOMA AT HAND NOW! 😆

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Peace out HGSE!

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and to

my greatest woman of everything

ขอบพระคุณค่ะแม่ เพราะมีแม่ ซันถึงมาได้ทุกวันนี่

👭

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