Other Great Convocation/Commencement Speeches

Inspired by the recent Rotman graduation for the class of 2011 and inspiring valedictorian speeches, I wanted to share some of my other faves:

  • Conan O’Brien’s recent Commencement address at Dartmouth
    • Steve Jobs’ 2005 Commencement address at Stanford
    • JK Rowling’s 2008 Commencement address at Harvard



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    One response to “Other Great Convocation/Commencement Speeches

    1. Along with humor and engaging audiences, it’s a challenge to offer a diverse audience a
      message that will resonate and leave them with gifts for their journey ahead.

      Here’s an example of a storied approach to this challenge. A collage of stories is used to
      offer students three gifts for their journey (judgment, compassion, and mercy).

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