Commencement Central

The Rock delivered a surprise commencement address after receiving a letter that “knocked me off my feet.”
Former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama address the graduating classes of 2020 on their role in a tumultuous nation.
Video by a progressive PAC mocks the first daughter for touting her own "personal growth" in times of "discomfort and uncertainty."
The Harvard alum said he was the school's first commencement speaker to be "standing on the spot where his dog urinated seven minutes ago."
The former adviser for George W. Bush called the first Black president's speeches for high school seniors and historically Black colleges "unseemly."
President Donald Trump went after former President Barack Obama after he slyly criticized the current administration’s poor response to the coronavirus pandemic.
"Where's the Clorox kegger going to be?" the president asks in a speech dreamed up by one Twitter critic.
"A lot of them aren’t even pretending to be in charge," former President Barack Obama said in a commencement address to HBCU graduates.
1,000 cadets have been called back to New York, the state with the highest number of coronavirus deaths in the nation.
The pop icon met Nat Werth, who was barred from delivering a graduation speech, after her Milwaukee concert last week.