Video of New College’s 45th Annual Commencement ceremony is now available on YouTube. The ceremony, which included light breezes and a spectacular sunset over the Gulf of Mexico, drew more than 1,500 parents, alums and friends who gathered on the bay front to celebrate this year’s graduating class. Continuing tradition in New College’s 50th Anniversary year, students expressed their individuality with a colorful assortment of costumes, outfits and accessories in lieu of caps and gowns. Holocaust educator Dr. Helen N. Fagin gave the commencement address. Click here to watch the video. For a recap of 2011 Commencement, click here.