Famed author Joyce Carol Oates gave a commencement address at the graduation ceremony for Niagara County Community College’s class of 2015. The video embedded above features Oates delivering her speech. Time.com has posted her pieceShow More Summary
Famed poet Mary Karr gave a commencement address at the graduation ceremony for Syracuse University’s class of 2015. The video embedded above features Karr delivering her speech. Syracuse.com has posted Karr’s piece in its entirety. Here’s an excerpt: “The real purpose of poetry, W.H. Show More Summary
Atonement novelist Ian McEwan gave a commencement address at the graduation ceremony for Dickinson College’s class of 2015. McEwan spoke to the students about freedom of expression; he urged these newly minted graduates to do their part to preserve this important right. Show More Summary
- Jeb Bush will deliver the commencement address Saturday at Liberty University, criticizing the Obama administration for being “small minded and intolerant” of religious freedom. Click to Continue »
ABS chairman, president and CEO delivers commencement address at Maine Maritime Academy, receives honorary Doctor of Science degree, speaks at dedication ceremony
This morning, First Lady Michelle Obama announced that she will deliver commencement addresses at Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama, Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Preparatory High School...Show More Summary
First lady Michelle Obama will deliver commencement remarks June 9 at King College Prep in Chicago, the school that Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year-old girl slain after participating in the president's 2013 inauguration festivities, attended.
I don't know how Liberty University became the go-to place for Republicans on the Presidential campaign trail, but it's a scary thought that the road to the GOP nomination now runs through Lynchburg:
It was announced on Wednesday that Apple CEO Tim Cook will deliver George Washington University's commencement address at the school's graduation ceremony in May, where he will also receive an honorary doctorate of public service....
George Washington University has announced today that Apple CEO Tim Cook will deliver the commencement address at its 2015 commencement ceremony on May 17. The announcement was made earlier tonight on George Washington University's online news outlet. Show More Summary
In a move that should be seen as a slap in the face to law enforcement officers, everywhere, the students of Goddard College in Vermont have selected convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal to deliver the school’s Fall commencement address. Show More Summary
Ummmmmmmmmmmm…. Erica Mena Delivers A High School Commencement Speech “Love & Hip Hop’s” Erica Mena recently motivated high school grads for one of the biggest moments of their lives. The reality star gave a commencement speech at New York’s
The class of 2014 from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), which included 225 new Merchant Marine and Military Officers, graduated in Kings Point, New York on Saturday.
After being invited, un-invited, then re-invited, Dustin Lance Black finally delivered the commencement address for Pasadena City College this past Friday. The Examiner describes his introduction by one of the graduates: On Friday as the sun was setting on the...
University of Connecticut alumnus Rick Mastracchio would have liked to deliver this year's graduation address to the school of engineering in person. But he'll be out of town on May 10—orbiting the globe on the International Space Station. So UConn has arranged for the 54-year-old astronaut to give the...
It’s graduation time. Many college students are preparing for their commencement ceremonies. On some campuses, some students are playing a game of what we might call “Dump the Speaker.” Conservative speakers chose to deliver commencement addresses are beying howled off campus by leftist student organizations, and faculty as well. Show More Summary
Catholics protest Georgetown after the university invited HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to commencement this year. (Breitbart) Peter Blatty, author of best-seller The Exorcist, has filed a canon lawsuit against Georgetown University and is urging alumni to withhold donations after HHS … Continue reading ?
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 check out plenty of photos: WENN Amazon.com
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