Global media entrepreneur Oprah Winfrey will be the keynote speaker at Johnson C. Smith University’s 149th Commencement Exercises Sunday, May 15, 2016.
An overflow crowd filled ASU’s Dunn-Oliver Acadome for the University’s Spring Commencement Exercises, where world-famous entertainer and entrepreneur Steve Harvey delivered a stirring Commencement address.
During one of the most momentous Tuskegee University commencement ceremonies in the institution’s history, United States first lady Michelle Obama addressed the Class of 2015. Obama, one of the most recognizable female figures in the world, is only the second first lady to visit the university. She delivered words of encouragement and perseverance to more […]
More than 500 graduates and their families will be inspired when Soledad O’Brien addresses the Spelman College Class of 2014 at Commencement and receives an honorary degree on May 18 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Dr. Wanda Austin, an internationally-known systems engineer and president and CEO of Aerospace Corporation, will also receive […]
ABC News anchor and chief correspondent Byron Pitts challenged Jackson State University graduates during JSU’s undergraduate commencement ceremony May 3 to use their diplomas as an opportunity to change the world. “If your dreams only include you, then your dreams aren’t big enough,” he told the crowd at the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. “I encourage you […]