Commencement Speakers Announced: Alvernia, Bridgewater, Emmanuel, Hartwick, Hobart, Kent State, Nichols, Rice, Stanford, St. Norbert

February 15, 2018
  • Alvernia University: John Hope Bryant, founder, chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE.
  • Bridgewater College, in Virginia: Carrie Morgridge, vice president of the Morgridge Family Foundation and CEO of mindSpark Learning.
  • Emmanuel College: Jackie MacMullan, the author and broadcaster.
  • Hartwick College: Nadya Zhexembayeva, co-founder and chief reinvention officer of WE EXIST Reinvention Agency.
  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges: John Grotzinger, mission leader and project scientist for NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory.
  • Kent State University: Michael Keaton, the actor.
  • Nichols College: Louis A. Stroller, the film producer.
  • Rice University: Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City.
  • Stanford University: Sterling K. Brown, the actor.
  • St. Norbert College: John R. Raymond Sr., president and CEO of the Medical College of Wisconsin.



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