News and Articles About Commencement addresses
Take a look at our round up of the best advice and insights from newsmakers and thought leaders this year.
Microsoft's recently departed CEO and the soon-to-be owner of the LA Clippers shared his own life advice with the graduates at the University of Washington.
"You can fail at what you don't want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love."
The former New York City mayor chastised college students across the country for censoring conservative voices.
'I'm talking to anyone who has been dumped,' the recently fired executive editor of The New York Times told Wake Forest grads. 'When that happens, show what you are made of.'
Figure out what you care about, what brings you joy and what drives you, Shaich told Clark University graduates. The rest will come.
The Always Sunny in Philadelphia creator and star tells Merrimack College graduates to create their own opportunities.
Tory Burch defined entrepreneur not as a job title, but a state of mind during her 2014 commencement address, telling graduates that achievement requires good old fashioned tenacity and hard work.
During her commencement speech at City Colleges of Chicago, Facebook's COO told graduates to lean in even on days when they feel like hanging back and remaining quiet.
Tech entrepreneur Drew Houston spoke about the importance of obsessing over your dream during his 2013 commencement speech at MIT.
During his commencement speech, the Dalai Lama provides insight into how young entrepreneurs can make the world a better place.
Despite challenging economic times, comedian Stephen Colbert had some takeaways for recent grads during his 2013 commencement address at the University of Virginia on Saturday.
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Social entrepreneur Melinda Gates spoke about the importance of making ethical choices and leaving a mark on humanity during her 2013 commencement speech at Duke University.
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During his commencement speech this past weekend, President Barack Obama provides tips on succeeding as entrepreneurs.