I was privileged this past week to deliver commencement addresses for Bastyr University on their campuses in San Diego, and Seattle, to a combined audience of several thousand, celebrating the graduation of hundreds of students receiving...Show More Summary
It's graduation season, which means the internet's been flooded with videos of celebrities and notable figures delivering commencement speeches. And this year of all years, the speakers, whose job is to inspire and invigorate, have had a lot to work with. (Or against.)
As College Government President of the Class of '69, nearly 50 years ago Hillary Clinton became the first student in history to deliver a commencement speech at Wellesley College. Moments from now she will once again take that stage, absent the 'President' title, to deliver the commencement speech to the Class of 2017. Tune in below for the latest on the "Resist 45" movement:
"If I get through this speech today, it'll be the first time I actually finish something here at Harvard," Zuckerberg said
Kumail Nanjiani, who graduated from Grinnell College in 2001, returned 16 years later to deliver the commencement address at his alma mater. Nanjiani joked about how the even more famous Grinnell alums never even graduated. Good luck out there with that “gaping maw of uncertainty!” Roll the clip!
Students dressed in cap and gowns protest against White House policies as vice president delivered commencement speech.
”Aw, hell, naw!” Kim Jong-Un reportedly told his top advisors upon learning that Donald Trump was delivering commencement addresses. “If anyone is going to be the top-billed megalomaniacal commencement speaker in this pre-apocalyptic...Show More Summary
President Trump delivered the commencement address at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., on Saturday. He said, “In America we don’t worship government, we worship God.”
President delivered commencement speech for graduates
Oprah Winfrey had some words of wisdom for students who graduated from college today. The 63-year-old media proprietor and talk show host delivered her heartfelt commencement address at Agnes Scott College on Saturday (May 13) in Decatur, Ga. “You’re nothing if you’re not the truth,” Oprah told the crowd. “I’ve made a living, I’ve made [...]
President Donald Trump is delivering the commencement address at Liberty University this morning.
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After a tumultuous week that began with began with the controversial firing of FBI director James Comey, President Donald Trump will be giving the commencement at conservative Liberty University on Saturday morning. According to Reuters, Trump’s speech at the fundamentalist Christian college...
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Peter Welch are giving commencement speeches at several Vermont colleges this weekend. Sanders, an independent, will deliver commencement addresses to Johnson State College graduates … Click to Continue »
The Christian school's leader was among Trump's earliest and supporters
President Donald Trump is delivering his first commencement address as president.
President Donald Trump is delivering his first commencement address as president. Trump speaks Saturday morning at Liberty University in southwestern Virginia. The leader of the Christian school, Jerry Falwell Jr., … Click to Contin...
Trump has stayed largely out of public view since Tuesday, when he removed the head of the agency that is investigating Russia's role in the 2016 election, along with possible ties between Trump's campaign and the Russian government. Trump's...Show More Summary