Thousands of Catholic students and parents are urging Boston College — a Catholic institution — to rescind its invitation to Irish Prime Minister, Enda Kenny, who is slated to receive an honorary degree and deliver commencement remarks on May 20. “Since Enda Kenny is openly promoting the killing of unborn children, Boston College is not [...]
The Fault in Our Stars author John Green delivered the commencement speech at the graduation ceremony for Butler University’s class of 2013. Watch the entire speech in the video embedded above (his talk begins at the 1:01:08 mark). Here’s...Show More Summary
On Sunday, President Obama will address the 2013 graduating class at Ohio State University — his first commencement address of the year. He's scheduled to give two other speeches this month, at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., and Morehouse College in Atlanta.
BOSTON (Reuters) - Talk show host, entrepreneur and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey will deliver this year's graduation address at Harvard University, the Ivy League school said on Monday.
(CNN) - President Barack Obama will deliver the commencement address at The Ohio State University on May 5, the school announced Wednesday, becoming the third sitting president to deliver a commencement address at the school. Obama has visited the Columbus, Ohio school at least five times, including on May 5, 2012 for the first campaign [...]
Philip Rivers gave the commencement speech at NC State over the weekend, and had some pretty good
Vice President Biden Gives High School Commencement Speech In Predominantly Hispanic Community Heavy on the campaign trail, Vice President Joe Biden delivered the commencement speech to the graduating class at Cypress Bay High School graduation ceremony held at the Miami
Delivers commencement address at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, 12:00 pm ET. Then: Speaks at a fundraiser at the Hyatt Regency in Denver, CO, 5:35 pm ET. LATER: Speaks at a fundraiser in Atherton, CA, 10:20 pm ET. More: Attends a fundraiser at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, CA, 12:10 [...]
Dominic Sheahan Stahl was unceremoniously uninvited from delivering the commencement address at his alma mater, Sacred Heart Academy, in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, when administrators at the Catholic school discovered he was gay. CONTINUED » Permalink | Post a comment Read more articles at Queerty or GayCities
The administrator offered advice to graduates and saluted Frank Kameny, the pioneering gay rights campaigner who died last year. read more
President Barack Obama will address the 2012 graduating class of Joplin High School Monday night at the school's commencement ceremony. The address comes almost one year after severe tornadoes devastated the Missouri town. Obama visited Joplin on May 29, 2011 to view the damage and participate in a memorial service for victims of the storm. [...]
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., will deliver the keynote address at the 2012 commencement ceremony for Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Einstein's 54th graduation will take place at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall Wednesday, May 30 at 6:30 p.m.
It’s graduation time, which means high-profile celebrities and politicians are delivering commencement speeches at some of the country’s most prestigious colleges and universities. First lady Michelle Obama cheered the Hokies at Virginia...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama was the commencement speaker at Barnard College, a private women's college in New York City, on a day of travels targeting constituencies key to his re-election bid. The president challenged the graduates to embrace and rekindle the spirit of change. He im …
POTUS delivers commencement address at all-female college. Watch Obama's remarks LIVE here.
THE WHITE HOUSEOffice of the Press SecretaryFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FORMONDAY, MAY 14, 2012 In the morning, the President will travel to New York City. The departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at John F. Show More Summary
The American culture promotes personal responsibility, the dignity of work, the value of education, the merit of service, devotion to a purpose greater than self, and, at the foundation, the preeminence of the family… As fundamental as these principles are, they may become topics of democratic debate. So it is today with the enduring institution of [...]
When President Obama delivers the commencement address at an all women's college in New York today, his support for marriage equality will be center stage. Obama will be presented with Barnard College's Medal of Distinction — and so will Evan Wolfson, the founder of Freedom to Marry. read more
POTUS delivers commencement address at Barnard College, 1:10 pm ET. Then: Tapes an appearance on The View in New York City, 3:00 pm ET. MORE: Delivers remarks at a fundraiser at Rubin Museum of Art, 5:05 pm ET. Later: Speaks at a fundraiser at a private residence in New York City, 6:50 pm ET.