11:47 AM EDT 02/04/2016
Originally posted 05/18/2015 05:15PM
Graduation season is well underway, as many colleges and universities across the country have already celebrated, and said farewell, to the class of 2015. No graduation ceremony would be complete without a commencement address, often done by a renowned guest.
Originally posted 05/18/2015 09:15AM
Vice President Joe Biden, who is known for speaking his mind, didn't mince words in his commencement address to Yale graduates on Sunday.
Originally posted 05/12/2015 12:15PM
It took him over 70 years to do it, but World War II veteran Billy Mills has earned his high school diploma.
Originally posted 05/05/2015 02:20PM
Rosa Salgado fulfilled her long-held American dream this past weekend – right alongside her two grandchildren.
Originally posted 03/25/2015 12:30PM
When he was 17, Jimmie Turpin dropped out of Alvin High School in Texas to join the Navy.
Originally posted 07/17/2014 03:15PM
Just when Amal Alamuddin thought her graduation photos were tucked away in the family photo album for good, the Internet has rediscovered her big day – thanks to the interest that comes with being George Clooney's fiancée.
Originally posted 05/27/2014 11:20AM
Georgia officials say an 18-year-old drowned just hours after graduating high school when he was tied to a shopping cart and pushed into a lake as part of a game with friends.
Originally posted 05/25/2014 05:00PM
It's graduation day for movie star Emma Watson.
Originally posted 05/22/2014 08:30AM
This year's Indiana University commencement speaker has a stutter – but that didn't stop him from delivering a moving speech that has gone viral.
Originally posted 05/20/2014 03:00PM
For Dr. Jen Arnold, having the power to heal also comes with great responsibility.
Speaking to the 2014 graduating class of West Coast University in Irvine, California, on Sunday, the star of TLC's The Little Couple shared her own experiences growing up with skeletal dysplasia and developing a strong bond with her own surgeon, as she had to have dozens of surgeries throughout the years.
"Each of you graduates has the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others through your profession," she told a crowd of more than 4,000, including 650 graduates entering the healthcare field. "Now that you have the power to heal, can you maintain the courage to be humble?"
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