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commencement addresses

Some suggestions on writing a commencement speech

The commencement speech is a resurgent artform. It is a cooling oasis from the siroccos of information blowing through modern life.

Commencement Speeches

The commencement ceremony affirms each student’s search for knowledge. It often includes a speech that seeks to put their recent hard (or not so hard) work into the context of their future. Many of us hear one or two commencement addresses as graduates or listen to a handful as spectators. Yet – as we graduate from one year to another, one relationship to another, one experience to another – we always are learning.