California senator kamala d harris, only the second african american woman elected to the us senate and a leading progressive voice, will deliver the commencement address to uc berkeley's 2018 graduating class this will be the first time harris, a graduate of howard university. Supreme court chief justice john roberts delivered an unconventional commencement address at his son's ninth-grade graduation. This is water david foster wallace 2005 kenyon college commencement speech this is water: some thoughts, delivered on a significant occasion, about. Anthony grafton, professor of intellectual history at princeton university, says the commencement speech is a very old custom and it goes with the idea that oratory was one of the central things that students were learning, and one of the central skills of the university. Class of 2016, let me be as clear as i can be: in politics and in life, ignorance is not a virtue, president obama told rutgers university graduates in a commencement address urging broad engagement with the world his remarks, which stressed reason over anti-intellectualism. Nobody listening to president obama--or, say, lady gaga--give a commencement address is likely to be bored, but, let's face it: while graduation is exciting, most graduation speeches can put a crowd to sleep how many people actually remember who gave the address at their own graduation ceremonies.
99 thoughts on a commencement speech john dennis dolores march 30, 2009 at 12:36 pm the values of great motivational speakers and leaders like mr francis j kong has influenced great leaders like mr danny ignacio i am reminded that values are very important for leaders, i just hope. This is a prepared text of the commencement address delivered by steve jobs, ceo of apple computer and of pixar animation studios, on june 12, 2005. This is a prepared text of the commencement address delivered by steve jobs, ceo of apple computer and of pixar animation studios, on 12 june, 2005. Ladies and gentlemen of the class of 1984: no matter how daring or cautious you may choose to be, in the course of your life you are bound to come into direct physical contact with what's known as evil i mean here not a property of the gothic novel but, to say the least, a [. Background: this was written for a community college president serving as commencement speaker at a local college he spoke to graduates, their guests and college faculty and staff. Steve jobs' stanford commencement speech occurred ten years ago but still remains inspirational because it touches the soul.
Steve jobs stanford commencement address uses a vivid speech outline use this example to improve the structure for your speech or presentation. Remarks by naval adm william h mcraven, bj '77, ninth commander of usspecial operations command, texas exes life member, and distinguished alumnus unive. On the soul-sustaining necessity of resisting self-comparison and fighting cynicism: a commencement address in its passivity and resignation, cynicism is a hardening, a calcification of the soul hope is a stretching of its ligaments. South bend, ind vice president mike pence called notre dame a vanguard of freedom of expression and the free exchange of ideas during his commencement address on sunday pence's comments, though, were not heard by about 100 of the 3,171 graduates as soon as the vice.
The date of graduation is often called graduation day the graduation ceremony itself is also called commencement, convocation or invocation normally, the ceremony and name apply to high school and above (the next ascending levels being associate's. I am very pleased to have the opportunity to address the graduates of the boston college law school today i realized with some chagrin that this is the thi. In this commencement address, president johnson calls for a redefinition of equality june 4, 1965our earth is the home of revolution in every corner of every continent men charged with hope. I'm being interviewed on wed on npr about commencement speeches update: i was interviewed yesterday on npr about this you can listen here commencement speeches are the ones given at graduations, usually in the summer and often outside, where the attention spans of young people are stretched. Civil rights icon rep john lewis will give harvard university's commencement address in may, the school announced wednesday for more than 50 years, john lewis has dedicated himself to the ideals of equality and decency, standing up for what is right, even when it meant putting. In a commencement address to university of baltimore graduates monday, education secretary betsy devos praised the institution for shaping its programs to what students want and need and not the other way around but her speech was greeted with protests by graduates themselves, with many.
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Commencement definition, an act or instance of commencing beginning: the commencement of hostilities see more. Commencement central news and opinion commencement central news and opinion breaking news tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you vote for you: a commencement address for graduating to the next level of your work and life.