Tag: Commencement Speaker
- Gerald Chan’s Address at UMass Boston’s Graduate Commencement: Immigration & Public Higher Education
Read the text of Gerald Chan's prepared commencement remarks to the graduate students in the Class of 2017.
- UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova to Address UMass Boston Class of 2017
Irina Bokova, the first woman and first Eastern European to serve as the director-general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), will deliver the keynote address at the University of Massachusetts Boston’s 49th undergraduate commencement on Friday, May 26.
- Congressman Seth Moulton to Address UMass Boston Class at Today’s Commencement
Congressman Seth Moulton, a Massachusetts native and Marine veteran who served four tours in Iraq, including two as special assistant to General David Petraeus, will deliver the principal commencement address at UMass Boston’s 48th undergraduate commencement ceremony at the TD Garden this morning.
- Biochemistry Student Alexander Winnett Receives UMass Boston’s JFK Award
Chancellor J. Keith Motley announced this week that Winnett, a 22-year-old Whitman native, is receiving two distinguished awards: the John F. Kennedy Award for Academic Excellence, the highest honor given to UMass Boston graduates, and the Massachusetts Department of Education’s 29 Who Shine Award.
- EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to UMass Boston Grads: Be Comfortable Being Uncomfortable
Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Gina McCarthy '76 told UMass Boston graduates to see opportunities in change and "be comfortable being uncomfortable" at the university's 47th commencement Friday at the TD Garden.
- Dr. Muriel Howard to Deliver 2011 UMass Boston Commencement Address
Dr. Muriel Howard, president of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, will deliver the principal address for Commencement 2011.