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UB graduation ceremony decorated mortarboards

Decorated mortarboards have become a staple of commencement ceremonies, as graduating students use humor and creativity to celebrate past achievements and look toward new beginnings. Below are a few of our favorites from UB’s 2017 ceremonies.

  • That’s all, folks!
  • Life begins at the end of your comfort zone
  • Goal Digger
  • I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way!
  • Adventure is out there
  • Once you become fearless, life becomes limitless
  • Let the journey begin
  • Future Leader
  • Passionately smashing every expectation
  • The world could always use more heroes
  • “If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.” —Kurt Vonnegut
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