Global media entrepreneur Oprah Winfrey will be the keynote speaker at Johnson C. Smith University’s 149th Commencement Exercises Sunday, May 15, 2016.
President Barack Obama addressed the 2016 graduating class of Howard University and challenged them to serve as “seeds of change” for social and political justice in America.
North Carolina Central is joining with 10 other higher education institutions in an effort to raise college graduation rates for Black and Latino students.
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 […]
Those gearing up for graduation at the Howard University can breathe a little easier now as the college is implementing new practices that will surely lower some financial burden off their shoulders. Starting next fall, Howard will cover 50 percent of the cost of a student’s final semester if they graduate early or on time. […]
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 […]
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 […]