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Elms College to Hold 85th Commencement Exercises May 21

SPRINGFIELD — Elms College will present its 85th commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 21 at 10 a.m. at the MassMutual Center, 1277 Main St., Springfield. The commencement address will be delivered by Dr. James O’Connell, president of Boston Health Care for the Homeless. He will also receive an honorary degree.

The college’s commencement events for 2016 include a senior class gift presentation, an honors convocation, nursing pinning ceremonies, a baccalaureate Mass, and various receptions and award ceremonies. A full schedule of events can be seen at www.elms.edu/commencement.

The MassMutual Center is located at 1277 Main St. in downtown Springfield, between Falcons Way and State Street. Attendees are asked to enter through the box-office entrance located on Falcons Way, across the street from Civic Center Parking Garage. Parking is available in the garage for $7 (VIP parking is $12).