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First Lady Michelle Obama To Address HBCU Commencement Speech

First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver the 2014 commencement speech at Dillard University in New Orleans, LA on May 10th.

The University is supporting the First Lady’s higher education initiative and doing their part to answer the President’s call to ensure that by the year 2020, America once again has the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. 67 more words

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First Lady Michelle Obama To Address HBCU Commencement Speech

First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver the 2014 commencement speech at Dillard University in New Orleans, LA on May 10th.

The University is supporting the First Lady’s higher education initiative and doing their part to answer the President’s call to ensure that by the year 2020, America once again has the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. 67 more words

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Excerpt from Steve Jobs' Commencement Speech at Stanford (2005)

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When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: “If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.” It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: “If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?” And whenever the answer has been “No” for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something. 768 more words

Viewpoint: What makes for a great commencement speech?

Commencement addresses are different animals to different people. Are they a chance to be inspired as you head into the new-yet-scary world beyond college? Are they an extra 30 minutes you’re thinking about how hot it is and how much you need to use the bathroom? 752 more words

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Diddy To Speak At Howard’s 2014 Commencement Despite Student Backlash

In 1990, Sean Combs dropped out of Howard University to intern at Uptown Records. Now, he simply goes by Diddy and he’s one of the biggest media moguls in the world, however that choice he made 24 years ago is catching up with him. 363 more words

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Connecting the Dots

Back in 2005, Steve Jobs gave a very inspiring commencement speech at Stanford University. During his speech he told the students about three stories from his life, the first one being about connecting dots.  391 more words

Bachmann To Give Commencement Speech At ORU

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Republican Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann is set to give the commencement address at this spring’s graduation ceremony at Oral Roberts University. 77 more words

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