Posts tagged: Commencement - Diverse


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Virtual ‘Lavender Graduation’ for LGBTQ+ Graduates on May 23

by | May 14, 2020 Campus Pride and PFLAG, organizations dedicated to supporting LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, T 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

How Universities Plan to Hold Graduation Ceremonies Amid a Pandemic

by | May 10, 2020
Over the past few months, universities and colleges around the country have worked towards plan [...] 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

HBCUs to Host National Virtual Commencement Ceremony

by | May 4, 2020
After having conversations with seniors, Dr. Michael J. Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn Colleg [...] 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

Tearing at my Heart: The First Year on Tenure Track  

by | July 1, 2019
I reached for the tissue box and it was empty. The tears trickled down my face at a faster pace [...] Read more

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

Billionaire Promises to Pay Off Student Debt for Morehouse Graduates

by Janet Kline | May 19, 2019
Billionaire investor Robert F. Smith has promised to pay off the student loan debt for this yea [...] Read more

Garcia to Graduates: You have a Responsibility to the Next Generation

by Diverse Staff |
Mildred García, president of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, told [...] Read more

When Blackness is on Full Display

by Crystal A. deGregory | May 12, 2019
It’s graduation season for the nation’s colleges and universities, including the little mor [...] Read more

Beto O’Rourke to Deliver Commencement Address at Paul Quinn College

by | April 24, 2019
Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke is scheduled to deliver the commencement address at [...] 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

Actress Regina Hall to Deliver Commencement Address at Dillard University

by | April 22, 2019
Actress Regina Hall is slated to deliver the commencement address at Dillard University on Satu [...] 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
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