Parent Magazine

Celebrating Tradition

Photos from the 2012 Commencement Weekend reception for dedicated BU parents.

Photos by BU Photography

President Robert Brown welcomes graduating seniors and their families to Celebrating Tradition, May 2012.

President Robert Brown welcomes graduating seniors and their families to Celebrating Tradition, May 2012.

From left, Kim Buttolph, Parents Leadership Council (PLC) member; her daughter, Kristen Buttolph (CGS’10, COM’12); Daryl DeLuca, assistant dean of students; and Katherine Kennedy, director of the Howard Thurman Center.

From left, Kim Buttolph, Parents Leadership Council (PLC) member; her daughter, Kristen Buttolph (CGS’10, COM’12); Daryl DeLuca, assistant dean of students; and Katherine Kennedy, director of the Howard Thurman Center.

From left, Sophia Catrambone, Karina Catrambone (CAS’12), and Richard Catrambone (MED’92).

From left, Sophia Catrambone, Karina Catrambone (CAS’12), and Richard Catrambone (MED’92).

The Dougherty family, including Nick Dougherty (ENG’12), second from right, enjoys the event.

The Dougherty family, including Nick Dougherty (ENG’12), second from right, enjoys the event.

From left, Garner Giles, Bennie Giles, Morgan Giles (ENG’12), and Linda Morgan-Giles.

From left, Garner Giles, Bennie Giles, Morgan Giles (ENG’12), and Linda Morgan-Giles.

Maggie Tittler (SED’12), third from left, celebrates her graduation with her family.

Maggie Tittler (SED’12), third from left, celebrates her graduation with her family.

Thongchai Hongsmatip (ENG’00), Trirat Hongsmatip, Pattaya Hongsmatip (ENG’12), Kanchana Sims, and Thomanoon Hongsmatip.

Thongchai Hongsmatip (ENG’00), Trirat Hongsmatip, Pattaya Hongsmatip (ENG’12), Kanchana Sims, and Thomanoon Hongsmatip.

President Brown joins the Kanoria family, including Anant (CAS’12, SMG’12), second from left.

President Brown joins the Kanoria family, including Anant (CAS’12, SMG’12), second from left, and PLC members, Sunita, far left, and Sunil, far right.

From left, Kyle Moir; Dylan Moir (COM’12); Becky Moir, PLC member; and Paul Moir, PLC member.

From left, Kyle Moir; Dylan Moir (COM’12); Becky Moir, PLC member; and Paul Moir, PLC member.

From left, Lori Pellegrino, Justice Pellegrino, Ariel Pellegrino (CAS’12), Walter Fraiser, Madison Pellegrino, Kathleen Pellegrino (ENG’62), and Joseph Pellegrino (LAW’78).

From left, Lori Pellegrino, Justice Pellegrino, Ariel Pellegrino (CAS’12), Walter Fraiser, Madison Pellegrino, Kathleen Pellegrino (ENG’62), and Joseph Pellegrino (LAW’78).

Pete Szujewski; Caroline Szujewski; Peter Szujewski (CAS’12); and Elaine Szujewski, PLC member.

Pete Szujewski; Caroline Szujewski; Peter Szujewski (CAS’12); and Elaine Szujewski, PLC member.

Jeanne Knox, chairman of the Parents Leadership Council, congratulates graduating seniors.

Jeanne Knox, chairman of the Parents Leadership Council, congratulates graduating seniors.

Summer Send-Offs

Photos from the incoming student welcome reception events in California.

Photos courtesy of Daryl DeLuca

Madison Gordon (COM’14), Arden Bronstein (COM’14), Eric Cheng (SMG’16), and Sophie Gordon at the Laguna Beach Send Off Reception hosted by Madaline and Stephen Gordon.

Madison Gordon (COM’14), Arden Bronstein (COM’14), Eric Cheng (SMG’16), and Sophie Gordon at the Laguna Beach Send Off Reception hosted by Madaline and Stephen Gordon.

Laguna Beach reception hosts, Stephen, Sophie, Madison, and Madaline Gordon.

Laguna Beach reception hosts, Stephen, Sophie, Madison, and Madaline Gordon.

Orman Doustar, Jonah Doustar (CAS’16), Roya Doustar, and Assistant Dean of Students Daryl DeLuca at the Los Angeles reception.

Orman Doustar, Jonah Doustar (CAS’16), Roya Doustar, and Assistant Dean of Students Daryl DeLuca at the Los Angeles reception.

Alexander Valdes (CAS’16), Albert Valdes, Maria Valdes, and Phillip Valdes, Laguna Beach.

Alexander Valdes (CAS’16), Albert Valdes, Maria Valdes, and Phillip Valdes, Laguna Beach.

 

Troy Donenfeld (CGS’15) and Reed Donenfeld, Laguna Beach.

Troy Donenfeld (CGS’15) and Reed Donenfeld, Laguna Beach.

Melvin Gray, Rebecca Gray, and Janessa Pettway (ENG’16), Laguna Beach.

Melvin Gray, Rebecca Gray, and Janessa Pettway (ENG’16), Laguna Beach.

Joe Benoit, Joey Benoit (SMG’16), and Shelley Benoit, Laguna Beach.

Joe Benoit, Joey Benoit (SMG’16), and Shelley Benoit, Laguna Beach.