commencement speech

Obama Says ‘Beyoncé Runs the World’ in Howard University Commencement Speech And It’s Awesome

Attention: Bey Hive. President Obama just full on quoted our queen in a commencement speech at Washington D.C.’s Howard University’s graduation yesterday afternoon, and we’re feeling all the feels you can have. Ok, he also said that the country is “a better place today” than when he graduated from college more than 30 years ago,… More »


Charlie Day Nails Commencement Speech At His Alma Mater

Charlie Day, fantastic commencement speaker — who knew? The actor gave the commencement address at his alma mater, Merrimack College, and advised the graduating class, in his typically funny and doofus-y way, to not give a shit about failing. After all, “The higher you climb in life, the more ridiculous your hats will become.” [HyperVocal]… More »


Must Watch: Jane Lynch’s Commencement Speech At Smith College

Smith College turns out tons of smart, plucky, independent and driven women, so it’s no surprise that they chose actress Jane Lynch as their 2012 commencement speaker. Equally not surprising: Lynch gave one hell of a speech, offering up humor, wisdom and some trademark Jane Lynch charm. “Today is all about you,” she told the… More »