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Senator Cory Booker to serve as SC State University Commencement Speaker

ORANGEBURG, SC – SC State University will hold its Spring Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 10, at 6 p.m. at the Oliver C. Dawson Stadium. New Jersey senator and 2020 presidential candidate, Cory Booker, will deliver the commencement speech to the 2019 graduating class. A native of Washington, D.C, Booker has dedicated his life to… Continue reading Senator Cory Booker to serve as SC State University Commencement Speaker

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Dr. Steve Perry to deliver the Fall Commencement Address at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Noted educator and author Dr. Steve Perry will deliver the commencement address to fall 2018 graduates of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) on Friday, December 14 at 10:00 a.m. The free, public event will be held at the Pine Bluff Convention Center arena with procession beginning at 9:45 a.m. Dr. Perry is… Continue reading Dr. Steve Perry to deliver the Fall Commencement Address at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

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Trailblazing Entertainment Executive, Debra L. Lee, to Deliver PVAMU’s Commencement Keynote

PRAIRIE VIEW, TX – Debra L. Lee, Trailblazing Entertainment Executive, to deliver the address to Prairie View A&M University graduates and their families at the fall commencement on Sunday, December 16, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. The ceremony will take place at the Berry Center of Northwest Houston in Cypress, Texas. According to a press release… Continue reading Trailblazing Entertainment Executive, Debra L. Lee, to Deliver PVAMU’s Commencement Keynote

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Rev. Dr. Bernice King to deliver the Commencement Address and receive an Honorary Degree from Clinton College

ROCK HILL, SC –  The Rev. Dr. Bernice King, daughter of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will deliver the commencement address to the spring 2018 graduates at Clinton College. The commencement exercises will be held at the Kenneth Monroe Transformation Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina on Saturday, May 5 at 3:00 p.m.… Continue reading Rev. Dr. Bernice King to deliver the Commencement Address and receive an Honorary Degree from Clinton College

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SHRM President & CEO, Immediate Past President & CEO of TMCF Johnny C. Taylor Jr., to deliver Spring Commencement Address at the University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff

PINE BLUFF, AR – Johnny C. Taylor, current President and Chief Executive Officer of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and immediate past President and Chief Executive Office of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund will address the graduates at the spring commencement exercises on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. at Pine Bluff… Continue reading SHRM President & CEO, Immediate Past President & CEO of TMCF Johnny C. Taylor Jr., to deliver Spring Commencement Address at the University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff

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Alumna and Founder of Because of Them We Can Campaign, Eunique Jones Gibson to Deliver the Keynote Commencement Address at Bowie State University

BOWIE, MD – Eunique Jones Gibson, an award-winning content director and speaker who founded the iconic Because of Them We Can photo campaign, will return to her alma mater to address about 600 Bowie State University graduates and their families at the spring commencement on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 10 a.m. The ceremony will… Continue reading Alumna and Founder of Because of Them We Can Campaign, Eunique Jones Gibson to Deliver the Keynote Commencement Address at Bowie State University

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Renowned Radio Show Host Tom Joyner to Deliver Morgan State University’s 142nd Commencement Address, Filmmarker and former professor Stanley Nelson to receive honorary degree

BALTIMORE, MD – Morgan State University President David Wilson announced on Monday that philanthropist, community activist and renowned national radio host Tom Joyner will deliver the keynote address during the University’s 142nd Commencement. The exercises will take place on Saturday, May 19, 2018, beginning at 9:30 a.m., at Hughes Stadium on campus. In addition to… Continue reading Renowned Radio Show Host Tom Joyner to Deliver Morgan State University’s 142nd Commencement Address, Filmmarker and former professor Stanley Nelson to receive honorary degree

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PVAMU President Dr. Ruth Simmons to deliver Rust College’s 152nd Commencement Address

HOLY SPRINGS, MS – Rust College’s 152nd Commencement will take place on Sunday, April 29, 2018. Prairie View A&M University’s President Dr. Ruth Simmons will deliver the keynote address. According to a press release from the university, Dr. Ruth Simmons, an accomplished university president with administrative experience in Ivy schools, a women’s university and a… Continue reading PVAMU President Dr. Ruth Simmons to deliver Rust College’s 152nd Commencement Address

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GRAMMY Award-winning Gospel singer, Texas Southern alumna Yolanda Adams to deliver Winter Commencement Address

HOUSTON, TX – GRAMMY Award-winning Gospel singer, Yolanda Adams, will address graduates at Texas Southern University’s Winter Commencement on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 9:30 p.m. in the Health and Physical Education Arena on campus. According to a press release by the university, Adams has claimed five GRAMMY Awards and a host of Stellar, Dove… Continue reading GRAMMY Award-winning Gospel singer, Texas Southern alumna Yolanda Adams to deliver Winter Commencement Address

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Dillard University’s President Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough to deliver Elizabeth City State University’s 165th Commencement Address

ELIZABETH CITY, NC – Elizabeth City State University’s 165th Fall Commencement will take place on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 10 a.m. in the R.L. Vaughan Center. Dillard University’s president Dr. Water M. Kimbrough will deliver the keynote address. According to a press release by the university, Dr. Kimbrough is a native of Atlanta, Georgia.… Continue reading Dillard University’s President Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough to deliver Elizabeth City State University’s 165th Commencement Address