Posts tagged: Commencement Speakers - Diverse
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Boseman Delivers Wakanda Wisdom to His Alma Mater’s Graduates

by Pearl Stewart | May 13, 2018 WASHINGTON -- Actor Chadwick Boseman, also known as superhero T’Challa in “The Black Panthe Read more

Amid #MeToo, More Colleges Host Women As Graduation Speakers

by Associated Press | May 9, 2018
This graduation season, the podium is all hers. For the first time in at least two decades, the [...] Read more

African King to Give Commencement Speech at Ohio University

by Associated Press | May 8, 2018
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — An African monarch with a special connection to a small Ohio university w [...] Read more

Pioneer University Leader to Address Rust College Graduates

by Associated Press | April 29, 2018
HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. — A path-blazing university president will address graduates at Rust Col [...] Read more

Jill Biden to Deliver Commencement Speech at Alabama College

by Associated Press | April 24, 2018
MOBILE, Ala. — Dr. Jill Biden will deliver the commencement speech at a community college in [...] Read more

Shatner to Give Commencement Address at Rhode Island School

by Associated Press | April 10, 2018
EAST GREENWICH, R.I. — Capt. Kirk is beaming down to a Rhode Island college this spring to de [...] Read more

Chance the Rapper to Address Dillard University’s 2018 Grads

by Associated Press | April 9, 2018
Grammy Award-winning artist Chance the Rapper will deliver this year’s commencement addre [...] Read more

Selecting Commencement Speakers: A Political Minefield

by Pearl Stewart | March 6, 2018
In this hyper-polarized environment, students in the class of 2018 may find themselves without [...] Read more

Another DeVos Commencement Invitation Meets Resistance

by Tiffany Pennamon | September 11, 2017
Days after University of Baltimore President Kurt L. Schmoke announced that U.S. Secretary of E [...] Read more

Controversy Commences at Bethune-Cookman

by | May 1, 2017
Bethune-Cookman University rocketed to the forefront of conversation about commencement speaker [...] Read more

Trump to Deliver Liberty University Commencement Address

by Associated Press | March 22, 2017
WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump will deliver the keynote address at Liberty University [...] Read more

Diverse Commencement Speakers For 2015

by Cassandra West | April 6, 2015
Diverse highlights notable commencement speakers for the 2014-15 academic school year. [...] Read more