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COVID-19 Recapitulates Familiar Disappointment at Jackson State University

by Allison Joyner | May 20, 2020 For one set of Jackson State University graduates, the postponement of this year’s commenceme Read more

Princeton University Names First-Ever Black Valedictorian

| May 11, 2020
Princeton University has named Montreal native Nicholas Johnson valedictorian for the Class of [...] Read more

On May 16, the Obamas Will Host a Virtual Graduation Event for HBCUs’ Class of 2020

| May 5, 2020
On May 16, former president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama will host a virtual gradua [...] Read more

The Economy the Class of 2020 Needs. Both Coronavirus and Climate Change Demand a New Normal.

by Grace Palmer and Sandra Goldmark | May 1, 2020
As we heal from the pandemic and begin to rebuild the economy for today’s graduates, we can n [...] Read more

Oprah is Commencement Speaker at FB’s May 15 Virtual Graduation Ceremony

| April 30, 2020
Celebrated talk show host Oprah Winfrey will serve as commencement speaker for the hundreds of [...] Read more

Syracuse U Offers Class of 2020 Half Off Graduate School Tuition

| April 24, 2020
Keeping in mind a coronavirus-related uncertain job market that new graduates will enter, Syrac [...] Read more

Dear Class of 2020, Five Messages to Frame Your Future (E-Commencement Speech)

by Daniel Jean | April 21, 2020
The world we assumed would welcome graduates with open arms has changed in ways we could have n [...] Read more