Steve jobs gives his commencement address at stanford university in 2005 this is a prepared text of the commencement address delivered by steve jobs , ceo of apple computer and of pixar animation. On may 12, 2018, michael r bloomberg served as commencement speaker at the rice university commencement ceremony these are his remarks as delivered david thank you for those kind words good morning, everyone and members of the board, faculty, staff, parents and family - it really is an. 36 inspiring graduation speeches from your fave celebs the most amazing life advice from jk rowling, michelle obama, mindy kaling, chadwick boseman and more of the most inspiring commencement. You likely saw sheryl sandberg's powerful commencement address about love and loss at the university of california in berkeley it was hard to miss president obama's clear if never-explicitly. Tim cook brought up the hot button issue of privacy and technology in his duke commencement speech, alluding to facebook's data crisis.
President barack obama speaks at howard university's commencement ceremony on saturday | getty (applause) that's a different discussion for another speech but think about it i graduated in. Mcraven, the commander of the us special operations command who organized the raid that killed osama bin laden, stressed the importance of making your bed every morning, taking on obstacles. By innovation excellence think big anyway that's what innovation excellence contributor robert b tucker advised students when he delivered the commencement address at the university of california, davis. A commencement speech is commonly given by notable figures in the society colleges or universities usually invite politicians, experts in a specific field, important.
You get a diploma, and you get a diploma oprah winfrey delivered the commencement speech at the university of southern california's annenberg school of communication and journalism on friday. David foster wallace on life and work adapted from a commencement speech given by david foster wallace to the 2005 graduating class at kenyon college. Commencement speeches used to be given by graduates today some are given by celebrities, ceos and politicians who can earn enough to buy a nice car or two in less than an hour what distinguishes. A commencement speech is a speech delivered at the commencement ceremony of a higher education institution by a graduate, an alumnus, a celebrity or a politician to the graduating class, their families and guests. President donald trump announced friday he will deliver a commencement speech at the united states naval academy next month.
In her invigorating 1990 address to the graduating class at wellesley college, the first lady spoke of gender stereotypes and foretold a woman in the oval office. My youngest son's college graduation ceremony was scheduled to be held outdoors the invitation specified that it would be moved inside to the gym only in the event of severe weather as it. Abby wambach is one of the most legendary soccer players of all time and a known activist for pay equity and lgbtq rights, so naturally she would make a great pick for any college's commencement.
A commencement speech or commencement address is a speech given to graduating students, generally at a university, generally in the united states,. Thank you wallis annenberg and a special thank you to dean willow bay for inviting me here today and to the parents, again i say, and to the faculty, friends, graduates, good morning i want to. The commencement speaker that day was the distinguished british philosopher baroness mary warnock reflecting on her speech has helped me enormously in writing this one, because it turns out that i can't remember a single word she said.
No matter how daring or cautious you may choose to be, in the course of your life you are bound to come into direct physical contact with what's known as evil i mean here not a property of the gothic novel but, to say the least, a palpable social reality that you in no way can control. Sheryl sandberg stressed the importance of using technology for human good in her commencement speech for the class of 2018. On may 11, oprah winfrey delivered a commencement speech to the graduating students of the usc annenberg school for communication and journalism in la much. Mark zuckerberg's speech (as written) for harvard's 366th commencement.
The commencement address at sweet briar college saturday stunned many attendees, who found it sexist and demeaning to the me too movement and feminism. Commencement season is upon us again, as those long in the tooth and sometimes in wind, impart their wisdom to graduates what separates the good speeches from the bad and the ugly emotion, humor. In march 2018, the us postal service honored fred rogers '50 by producing a forever stamp with his likeness the issue of the stamp and the 50th anniversary of the premiere of the beloved children's show mister rogers' neighborhood in the us provide a good excuse—if any were needed—to look back at rogers' memorable 2002 dartmouth commencement address. It's easy to dismiss the lessons delivered in a college commencement speech as reserved for bright, privileged kids with a degree at a fancy school who have their whole lives ahead of them anyone.
12 best commencement speeches of all time first-time buyers in the uk are increasingly dependent on support from their parents, who in turn risk their own financial future to help their. In the winter of 1978 an invitation to give a commencement speech at harvard suddenly arrived of course i could have declined, as i had done in 1975, and with hundreds of other invitations but.