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Celebrating the moment: a commencement address

3 years agoNews : The Daily Nightly

Editor's note: NBC News' Lester Holt gave the commencement address Saturday at Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif., and received an honorary doctorate degree. Here is the transcript of his address to Pepperdine's Class of 2012:
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Lester Holt to Speak at UC Merced Commencement

Media / Television Industry : TVNewser (5 years ago)

NBC's Lester Holt will give the 2010 graduation keynote address at The University of California, Merced in May. "We are honored that a journalist of Mr. Holt's caliber has agreed to inspire the Class of 2010 during their commencemen... Read Post

Making It Rain On Them Hoes: Oprah Winfrey Receives Honorary Doctorate From Harvard, Delivers Commencement Address [Video]

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Bossip (2 years ago)

Congratulations Oprah! The billionaire entertainment mogul collected an honorary degree from the highly esteemed Harvard University on Thursday. She also delivered the Class of 2013 commencement address. You can watch below: And che... Read Post

Rachel Maddow To Speak At Smith; Students Celebrate • Florida State Group Opposes Lesbian Adoption [Leftovers]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel (5 years ago)

• Smith's graduating class of 2010 are a lucky bunch: Rachel Maddow will be coming to the Massachusetts school to receive an honorary degree and give the commencement address. ••  A 528-pound woman gave birth via c-section to her f... Read Post

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