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Favorite Celebrity Commencement Speeches of All Time

The University of Pennsylvania’s 250th Commencement Ceremony – Jodie Foster Comedian Stephen Colbert delivered the Commencement address at Knox College on Saturday, June 3, 2006. As is tradition, Colbert was awarded an honorary degree. Oprah Winfrey, global media leader and … Continue reading

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The Best Commencement Speeches Of 2011

I like speeches that offer the graduates insight and encouragement. J.K. Rowling’s and Denzel Washington’s speeches are my two favorites 2011 Commencement speeches. J.K. Rowling: The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination. Text of J.K. Rowling’s speech … Continue reading

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