Illinois State University’s Alumni Association added about 3,450 new Redbirds to its ranks over the weekend at spring¬†commencement.

Many of those new grads and their families shared their Redbird pride on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram on Friday and Saturday using the official hashtag #RedbirdProud.

Here are some of the best photos, tweets, and posts from spring commencement:

Ryan Denham can be reached at