Taraji P. Henson will serve as the 2022 Howard Commencement orator during the 154th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7, 2022.
On Saturday, May 14th, Senator Cory Booker, delivered the Spring Commencement address to the largest graduating class in North Carolina Central University’s 105-year history.
First Lady Michelle Obama drew a record crowd for Jackson State’s Spring 2016 commencement, where she implored graduates to overcome adversity and discrimination by rising “above the fray.”
Phylicia Rashad, an award-winning actress will address the Class of 2015 during this year’s summer commencement, Friday, July 31. The ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. CST in the University Chapel. Rashad portrayed Claire Huxtable, a popular TV character whose appeal has earned her numerous honors and awards for more than two decades. While […]
It’s graduation time for the nation’s HBCU’s and they have once again lined up an impressive roster of speakers for their upcoming commencement ceremonies. From entertainers, celebrity personalities to top professionals and political figures, these commencement speakers are a diverse group of internationally recognized African American leaders. Take a look at this year’s lineup. Alabama […]
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Sean Combs presented the commencement address at Howard University to more than 2,600 students on Saturday, May 10. During the ceremony, Howard conferred 105 doctoral degrees, the largest Ph.D. class in the University’s history. Combs gave an impassioned speech and led an energetic crowd in the famous Howard spirit chant, “HU, You […]
First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver the address at Dillard University on Saturday, May 10, when 243 students of Dillard University’s Class of 2014 walk down the Avenue of the Oaks during the commencement ceremony at 10 AM. About First Lady Michelle Obama A product of Chicago public schools, Mrs. Obama studied sociology and African-American […]
Entrepreneur, philanthropist and entertainment mogul Sean Combs will deliver the 146th Commencement address at Howard University on Saturday, May 10, 2014, Interim President Wayne A.I. Frederick announced on April 15th, 2014. The University will award degrees to more than 1800 students. Sean Combs was a student at Howard University in the late 1980s. He will receive an […]