Students Say Curtis High School Graduation On S.I. Cut ShortNo diploma. No triumphant walk across the stage with their name being called. No turning of the tassel. That's what the out-going senior class at Curtis High School said it got -- or didn't get -- at its graduation ceremony.
Obama Delivers West Point Commencement Address, Calls For Restrained Use Of U.S. Military In a broad defense of his foreign policy, Obama declared Wednesday that the U.S. remains the world's most indispensable nation, even after a "long season of war," but argued for restraint before embarking on more military adventures.
Former N.J. Governor Tom Kean To Replace Condoleezza Rice As Rutgers Commencement SpeakerRutgers University says former New Jersey Gov. Tom Kean will deliver the commencement address at this month's graduation ceremony.
Condoleezza Rice Backs Out Of Rutgers Commencement Address Following ProtestsFormer Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has backed out of delivering the commencement address at Rutgers University following protests by some faculty and students over her role in the Iraq War.
Bloomberg To Deliver Commencement Address At Alma Mater Harvard UniversityThe Massachusetts native and Harvard Business School graduate will be the principal speaker for graduates and their guests at afternoon exercises at the school's 363rd commencement May 29.
Students Upset After John Jay College Decides To Shorten Graduation CeremonyThe school has decided to eliminate the tradition of calling each student to the stage to receive their diploma as a way to shorten the five-hour-long commencement ceremony by an hour.
Gov. Christie To Seton Hall's Graduating Class: Be A DisrupterMet with cheers and jeers, Gov. Chris Christie on Monday encouraged Seton Hall University's graduating class to "be a disrupter'' like him.
Rutgers University Grads Celebrate At CommencementRoughly 28,000 people gathered Sunday at Rutgers Stadium in Piscataway to watch university President Richard McCormick formally confer nearly 13,000 degrees.