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When the question “What did you do on your summer vacation?” comes up, one rising Merrimack senior has a killer answer:
I was in a gangster movie.
With perfect weather to complete a perfect day, 520 excited Merrimack College graduates and their guests laughed and learned from actor Charlie Day ’98, who stars in the FXX series, “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.”
Actor, producer and screenwriter Charlie Day, a 1998 graduate of Merrimack College, will deliver the keynote address at Merrimack’s 64th undergraduate commencement ceremony.
September 17, 2014
September 17: Jorie Graham
Jorie Graham is the author of numerous collections of poetry, including Place, Sea Change, Never, Swarm, and The Dream of the Unified Field: Selected Poems 1974-1994, which won the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.
October 2, 2014
October 2: Henry Petroski
Henry Petroski is the Aleksandar S. Vesic Professor of Civil Engineering at Duke University and author of many books, including, most recently, To Forgive Design: Understanding Failure. He will read and talk about his work. 4:00 pm.