Notes from Ransom Hall: A Higher Ed Blog

Posted in October 2013

The movement we need is on our shoulders

By Sean Decatur on October 30, 2013

Traditions and ceremonies bring a community together, providing an opportunity to renew our connections to each other, the institution, and our shared values.  We certainly did that on Saturday, whether by sharing in collective awe and silence during “Amazing Grace” at the formal ceremony, singing “Kokosing Farewell” in the rain in front of a brightly lit Old Kenyon, or screaming the lyrics of “Hey Jude” en masse in a packed Peirce Hall.