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New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on December 18, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg To Deliver Commencement Address At Alma Mater Harvard University

The 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.

03/05/2014

John Jay College (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Students Upset After John Jay College Decides To Shorten Graduation Ceremony

The 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.

03/13/2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (credit: Mark Lennihan/AP)

Gov. Christie To Seton Hall’s Graduating Class: Be A Disrupter

Met with cheers and jeers, Gov. Chris Christie on Monday encouraged Seton Hall University’s graduating class to “be a disrupter” like him.

05/16/2011

2011 Rutgers University Commencement

Rutgers University Grads Celebrate At Commencement

Roughly 28,000 people gathered Sunday at Rutgers Stadium in Piscataway to watch university President Richard McCormick formally confer nearly 13,000 degrees.

05/15/2011