The audience at a high school in Kentucky was caught trying to make graduations great again when the valedictorian fooled the pro-Donald Trump crowd into applauding a quote from the collusion king, only to find out that the words actually belonged to Barack Obama.
It’s been decades in the making, but on Monday three of the Central Park Five finally got the opportunity to celebrate their high school graduation and received honorary degrees after they were robbed of their futures when they were wrongly imprisoned and later wrongly convicted for the 1989 rape of a woman who was…
A graduating high school senior had his diploma withheld for about two days because he refused to read a speech given to him by administrators and instead read the speech he had taken the time and care to write himself.
More than two dozen seniors at an Indianapolis high school, including the class valedictorian, were banned from graduation ceremonies after a senior prank gone wrong caused significant damage to the school’s campus, school officials say.
Black graduate students at Harvard University—from the schools of law, business, education and government, among others—held their inaugural “Black Commencement” ceremony this week, a ritual to mark the end of their sojourn as black students at one of the world’s most prestigious institutions.
At 18, many people are excitedly preparing for college. Nkechinyere Chidi-Ogbolu, on the other hand, just graduated from college as a member of Howard University’s Class of 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering. And she graduated magna cum laude.
On Saturday, some 2,000 students received their undergraduate, graduate or doctorate degrees from Chancellor Victor J. Boschini Jr. during three ceremonies at Texas Christian University. Carson Huey-You was one of them, officially becoming the youngest person to ever receive a bachelor’s degree at the school as he…
A week ago, Bethune-Cookman University, an HBCU located in Florida and named after Mary McLeod Bethune, announced that Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos would be the school’s commencement speaker, and the news went over like a lead balloon.
When Michael Tertsea was 14, he was offered the opportunity to get an education and play basketball at the John Carroll School in Bel Air, Md.