Tag Archives: Commencement speeches

Peyton Manning Gave Tremendous Commencement Speech at UVA, Threw Footballs to Graduating Seniors

Manning was chosen for the honor because his wife, Ashley, graduated from UVA in 1997. Manning

Howard University Dropout Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Gave the 2014 Commencement Speech at Howard University

“Only this family could take one of its sons who already had three name changes and give him a fourth — Dr. Sean Combs.”

Elin Nordegren Delivered a Commencement Speech and It Wasn’t Half-Bad

Didn't see this coming.

George Saunders Gave the Best Commencement Speech You’ll Hear This Year

Commencement season is long gone, but Syracuse University has been sitting on video of the year's best. Writer George Saunders—who any literary-minded bros out there

Watch Lewis Black’s Hilarious Commencement Address at UC San Diego

I know, I know. It's a little late in June to still be sharing celebrity graduation addresses. But still, this gem by Lewis Black from

Former Obama Speechwriter Jon Lovett Gave a Funny and Very Honest Commencement to Pitzer College

Don't worry, everyone: Even though Jon Lovett spent three years in the Obama White House, before leaving to create the short-lived show 1600 Penn, his

This Is the Most Honest Commencement Speech You’ll Ever Hear

Almost eight years ago, famed writer David Foster Wallace delivered the commencement address to Kenyon College's graduating class. His remarks went viral at the time

Barack Obama Gave the Ohio State University 2013 Commencement Speech

Every year, right around this time when people start graduating college we post all the notable commencement speeches. This is our first, and hopefully the

The Class of 2013 Bro-mmencement Address