Posts tagged: Commencement Speakers - Diverse
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Rethinking Commencement

by | June 2, 2019 “What we call the beginning is often the end; and to make an end is to make a beginning. The Read more

Marc H. Morial to Give Grambling Commencement Keynote Address

by | May 6, 2019
Marc H. Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League and president of the U.S. Confer [...] Read more

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to Serve as Spelman Commencement Speaker

by | April 23, 2019
Keisha Lance Bottoms, the 60th Mayor of Atlanta, will serve as Spelman College’s commence [...] Read more

Political Strategist Angela Rye to Deliver Commencement Speech at Texas Southern University

by | April 17, 2019
Texas Southern University has announced that Angela Rye, a CNN commentator will deliver the key [...] Read more

Loretta Lynch Named Tuskegee University Commencement Speaker

by | April 15, 2019
Tuskegee University has announced that Loretta Lynch, the first female African-American U.S. at [...] Read more

Wellesley College Class of 2019 Selects Anita Hill as Commencement Speaker

by | April 14, 2019
Civil and women’s rights activist Anita Hill, whose voice has been widely used in academia, p [...] Read more

Rev. Al Sharpton Named Fisk University Commencement Speaker

by | April 13, 2019
Fisk University has announced that civil rights activist the Reverend Al Sharpton will be the c [...] Read more

Dr. Sumun L. Pendakur to Deliver Address at University of Michigan-Flint Commencement Speaker

by | April 11, 2019
Dr. Sumun L. Pendakur, chief learning officer and director of the Equity Institutes within the [...] Read more

Bakari Sellers to Speak at Paine College’s Spring 2019 Commencement Speaker

by | April 8, 2019
Paine College has announced that U.S. Attorney, former politician and CNN political commentator [...] Read more

Middlebury Institute Announces Benjamin Jealous as Spring Commencement Speaker

by | April 3, 2019
The Middlebury Institute of International Studies has announced that former president of the Na [...] Read more

Congressman Elijah Cummings Slated to Speak at Morgan State University’s Commencement

by | March 29, 2019
Maryland Congressman Elijah E. Cummings will be the commencement speaker at Morgan State Univer [...] Read more

SC State University Announce Sen. Cory Booker as Commencement Speaker

by | March 26, 2019
South Carolina State University (SCSU) administrators have announced the New Jersey senator and [...] Read more

Dr. Mildred García Selected as Ithaca College’s Commencement Speaker

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Ithaca College has announced that Dr. Mildred García, a national leader in higher education an [...] Read more

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
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