Commencement is the culmination of years of hard work, dedication, focus and perseverance. Pride, hope and the promise of the future are all part of the excitement and emotion of realizing the completion of a college degree.

On Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, CofC welcomed its newest class of alumni during the 2018 Winter Commencement Ceremony at TD Arena.

In case you missed it: Here’s a look at all the festivities, smiles and cheers.

Congratulations, graduates – and best wishes on your future endeavors!

Photos by Mike Ledford and Heather Moran