Throwback Thursday: Ready to cross the stage

We’re five days away from graduation. As our students reflect on their time at Baylor College of Medicine, this Throwback Thursday we take a look back at the graduates who came before the class of 2014.

In this 1957 Aesculapian yearbook photo from Baylor University College of Medicine, a bird’s eye view of commencement exercises.

An aerial view of the 1957 commencement exercises. Image courtesy Baylor College of Medicine.
An aerial view of the 1957 commencement exercises. Image courtesy Baylor College of Medicine.

Flash forward more than two decades, as the graduates of 1979  smile for the camera before and after they moved their tassels.

Graduates from the class of 1979. Image courtesy Baylor College of Medicine Archives.
Graduates from the class of 1979. Image courtesy Baylor College of Medicine Archives.
Big smiles post graduation 1979. Image courtesy Baylor College of Medicine Archives.
Big smiles post graduation 1979. Image courtesy Baylor College of Medicine Archives.

See more photos of graduations past, from 1935 and 1956.

Are you a Baylor graduate? What was your commencement ceremony like? Share your story in the comment section below.

-By Audrey M. Marks

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