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GEORGETOWN COLLEGE | Commencement speakers like Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie impart graduates with wisdom that embodies the values they learned at Georgetown.

Carefully Selected, Grad Speakers Reflect Georgetown Values

Each year, the schools of Georgetown University set out to select individuals who embody the values of the institution to deliver the commencement addresses to the graduating class. Though they conclude graduates’ time at Georgetown, these addresses also mark the beginning of their futures as alumni and their entrance into[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments Features, News, News - Top
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Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew (LAW ’83) addressed graduates of the McCourt School of Public Policy in McDonough Arena on Thursday.

Speakers Boast Ties to Georgetown

After a months-long selection process led by the deans of each Georgetown school, commencement speakers for tomorrow’s undergraduate ceremonies include former Defense Secretary Robert Gates (GRD ’74), former AOL CEO Steve Case, Vatican astronomer Br. Guy Consolmagno, S.J., and American Association for the Advancement of Science CEO Alan Leshner. Consolmagno[Read More…]

by May 16, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

University Announces Commencement Speakers

This year’s commencement speakers include Vatican astronomer Guy Consolmagno, S.J., American Association for the Advancement of Science CEO Alan Leshner, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (GRD ’74) and former CEO and Chairman of America Online Steve Case, the university announced Thursday. Consolmagno will speak at the commencement ceremony for[Read More…]

Commencement Speakers Set

CBS “Face the Nation” anchor Bob Schieffer, basketball star Dikembe Mutombo (SLL ’91) and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf are among the high-profile speakers slated for visits to the Hilltop for commencement ceremonies this May, according to [the Office of Communications](https://explore.georgetown.edu/news/?ID=50696&PageTemplateID=288). Mutombo, a former Georgetown basketball player, 18-season veteran of[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News