Amid #MeToo, More Colleges Host Female Graduation SpeakersFor the first time in at least two decades, the majority of the nation's top colleges are featuring women as their spring commencement speakers.
Graduates Walk Out On Pence At Notre Dame CommencementDozens of graduates and family members silently stood and walked out Sunday as Vice President Mike Pence began his address at Notre Dame's commencement ceremony.
Commencement Speech By No. 2 Senate Republican CanceledThe No. 2 Senate Republican, Texas Senator John Cornyn, has been pulled from the commencement program at Texas Southern University after students at the historically black university protested his planned appearance.
Retired Police Chief Brown To Speak At SMU GraduationDavid Brown will present the address at SMU's December Commencement at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, in Moody Coliseum.
Costs Of Celebrity College Commencement Speakers Can Add UpWhen colleges pick their graduation speakers, many strive to put a celebrity behind the podium. It can bring prestige. It can bring publicity. And it can bring a steep bill.
UT Dallas Graduate Receives Engagement Ring & Degree At CommencementSpoiler: She said yes.
Policy Prevents Student With Cystic Fibrosis From "Walking" At Commencement EarlyA Plano teen has the strength to fight through four years of high school while battling a life-threatening illness. Now, there’s one course standing between her and graduating with her class.
Backlash At UNT Over Governor Abbott As Graduation SpeakerThe announcement that Governor Greg Abbott will be the keynote speaker at the University of North Texas’ commencement ceremony has been met with an online backlash from students.
University Of Houston Breaks Silence On McConaughey Speech FeeA Texas university that booked Matthew McConaughey as its May commencement speaker has broken the silence on the Texas-born actor's speaking fee.
Talent Agency Wants Matt McConaughey Speaking Fee SecretA celebrity booking agency is saying it's not all right, all right, all right to make public how much the University of Houston is paying actor Matthew McConaughey to speak at the school's May commencement ceremony.
Keller ISD Students Banned From GraduationHundreds of students in the Keller Independent School District are preparing for upcoming graduation exercises, but more than a dozen students are not being allowed to participate in activities.