Commencement

The Franklin Pierce University held it's 56th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 15, 2021. Please watch the Commencement video or view the Commencement program.

Commencement 2021 Ceremony Video Commencement 2021 Program

Commencement 2021 Photos

See if you can find yourself in the Commencement photos. All photos are available for purchase.

Baccalaureate Ceremony: May 14, 2021

Baccalaureate Ceremony, Student Photos: May 14, 2021

Commencement Ceremony: May 15, 2021

Commencement Ceremony 2: May 15, 2021

Graduates with President Mooney

Commencement 2021 Information

View our campus map to see where to park for the commencement ceremony.

Campus Map

Campus Map

Class of 2021 - Friday, May 14, 2021 at 4 p.m.

Watch the video of the Baccalaureate 2021 Ceremony

Welcome - Katrina Wilson, President, Class of 2021

Alma Mater - sung by Abigail Purches, Class of 2022

2021 Class Reflections - Dina Martucci, Secretary, Class of 2021

Reading - Baileigh Hoyt, Senator, Class of 2021

2021 Class Reflections - Dina Martucci, Secretary, Class of 2021

Personal Reflection - Kyle Klimowicz, Treasurer, Class of 2021

2021 Class Reflections - Dina Martucci, Secretary, Class of 2021

Reading - Kobe Givens, Senator, Class of 2021

Alumni Welcome - Amanda MacGee ’03, President of the Alumni Association

2021 Class Reflections - Dina Martucci, Secretary, Class of 2021

Reading - Michael Mottola, Vice President, Class of 2021

2021 Class Reflections - Dina Martucci, Secretary, Class of 2021

Reading - Kiera Duggan, Senator, Class of 2021

2021 Class Reflections - Dina Martucci, Secretary, Class of 2021

Salutatorian Address - Hannah Rae Gouldrup, Salutatorian, Class of 2021

2021 Class Reflections - Dina Martucci, Secretary, Class of 2021

Closing - Katrina Wilson, President, Class of 2021

*Recession

Here Are a Few Suggestions for Places to Eat Off Campus
Restaurant Distance Type
Emma's 321 Pub and Kitchen
377 Route 202
Rindge, NH 03461
(603) 899-3322
5 minutes Sit-down homestyle & American cuisine
Hometown Diner
1421 Route 119
Rindge, NH 03461
(603) 899-3200
6 minutes Sit-down American Diner
Subway (In WalMart), Tacobell (Up the road) 7 minutes Sit-in/Take-out
The Grove @ Woodbound Inn
247 Woodbound Road
Rindge, NH 03461
(603) 532-8341
9 minutes Sit-down dining. Reservations are advised.
Kogetsu
50 Jaffrey Road
Peterborough, NH 03458
(603) 924-7773
17 minutes Sit-down Pan-Asian entrees & sushi
Twelve Pine
11 School Street
Peterborough, NH 03458
(603) 924-6140
20 minutes Sit-down/Take-out sandwiches and prepared food
Pearl Restaurant & Oyster Bar
1 Jaffrey Road
Peterborough, NH 03458
(603) 924-5225
21 minutes Small sit-down Asian fusion cuisine and seafood
Papagallos Restaurant
9 Monadnock Highway
Keene, NH 03431
(603) 352-9400
23 minutes Sit-down Italian cuisine
Thai Garden
118 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431
(603) 357-4567
27 minutes Strip-mall outpost offering classic Thai
Margaritas Mexican Restaurant
77 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431
(603) 357-4492
29 minutes Sit-down Mexican cuisine
Chili's Grill & Bar
4 Ash Brook Road
Keene, NH 03431
(603) 352-1984
30 minutes Sit-down Tex-Mex-style cuisine
LongHorn Steakhouse
8 Ash Brook Road
Keene, NH 03431
(603) 352-5088
30 minutes Sit-down American cuisine

Graduation Ceremony 2020

Video

For those who missed the livestream of the 2020 Ceremony or would like to watch it again, it has been recorded in its entirety and is viewable on demand below! Thank you for joining us for this unique and special occasion as we came together as a community to celebrate the class of 2020 and all their achievements!

For those who missed the livestream of the 2020 Ceremony or would like to watch it again, it has been recorded in its entirety and is viewable on demand below! Thank you for joining us for this unique and special occasion as we came together as a community to celebrate the class of 2020 and all their achievements!