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M. Elizabeth Atcheson accepts an Honorary Doctorate

M. Elizabeth Atcheson accepts an Honorary Doctorate

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[ Applause ]>>By the authority vested in me by the Senate of York University I hereby confer on you the Degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa admitto te ad gradum. [ Applause ] Wonderful. [ Applause ]>>Chancellor; President; Faculty and Staff; Honoured Guests; Graduates and Parents; Ladies and Gentlemen. The greatest honour bestowed on […]

Gun Nut Marches Around College Campus With Assault Rifle

Gun Nut Marches Around College Campus With Assault Rifle

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A NEW GRAD AT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY IN OHIO IS GETTING A LOT OF ATTENTION AFTER HER GRADUATION PHOTO WENT VIRAL. IN THE PHOTO, KAITLIN BENNETT COULD BE SEEN CARRYING AN AR 10 RIFLE AND SHE DID THIS AS A WAY OF DRAWING ATTENTION TO A POLICY AT THE UNIVERSITY THAT SHE BELIEVES IS UNFAIR. […]

Bestowing of Honorary Doctorates and Faculty Emeriti – Grinnell College Commencement 2017

Bestowing of Honorary Doctorates and Faculty Emeriti – Grinnell College Commencement 2017

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Waguih Ishak, McMaster Engineering’s 2018 honorary doctorate

Waguih Ishak, McMaster Engineering’s 2018 honorary doctorate

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[ Music ]>>My name is Waguih Ishak. I’m the vice president and chief technologist on the West Coast. So I joined McMaster University in September of 1973 in the EE, electrical engineering, department. I did my master’s degree on bubble memories and graduated in 1975. I got my ring, which is here on my finger. […]

2013 honorary doctorate recipient: Bromley Armstrong

2013 honorary doctorate recipient: Bromley Armstrong

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Former chief executive of Kingston Council awarded honorary doctorate

Former chief executive of Kingston Council awarded honorary doctorate

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I’m delighted to be part of a splendid day – graduations ceremony, students in gowns around the town having photos taken around the coronation stone, a real sense of aspiration, achievement, celebration, family groups together, and to be part of that is great. I was very keen to get the graduation ceremonies brought into the […]

Happy Holidays from Farmingdale State College

Happy Holidays from Farmingdale State College

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it’s been a great year at Farmingdale State College. New programs, projects and people are steering us in the right direction. we’re really taking off! Are you ready?! *Ram-bo makes a noise* punch it! hang on, Ram-bo! *bells jingling* *crash* woah! the force was strong on that one. yeah, woah! I’ve got a great feeling […]

Think you know college? Think again!

Think you know college? Think again!

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[music] [music] You have to consider the college experience because it’s all about applied learning. You’re going to learn how you’re actually going to use those skills and knowledge in the workforce and become truly career ready. [music] [music] It’s a lot more personal of an environment. You feel less like one person in a […]

William E. Simon, Jr. receives honorary doctorate degree

William E. Simon, Jr. receives honorary doctorate degree

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Wow. When I got my degree from Boston College Law School, some people said that was honorary. The Governor’s probably heard that one before. Thank you very much, President Towey. I am humbled, to put it mildly, to receive this honorary degree, and, everyone I’m just delighted to be here today. It’s indeed an honor […]

Kumail Nanjiani ’01, 2017 Grinnell College Commencement Address

Kumail Nanjiani ’01, 2017 Grinnell College Commencement Address

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College Marshall>>Ladies and gentleman, it is my privilege to present our 2017 Commencement speaker, Kumail Nanjiani, from the class of 2001. Actor, writer ,stand-up comedian, and podcast host, his ability to tell stories about the real and complicated world in a humorous and fearless way serves as an inspiration to our graduates. Please welcome Kumail […]