The college has announced its speakers and honorary degree recipients for the 2017 Commencement Reunion Weekend, which will be May 19-22.
Jessye Norman, hailed as one of the world’s greatest opera and concert singers, gave the 2016 Commencement address on May 23.
Renowned Opera Singer Jessye Norman will give the Commencement address.
Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund, delivered the 2015 Commencement address.
Official transcript of Michelle Obama's address to the Class of 2015.
In her address to the class of 2015, the First Lady urged graduates to take on the struggles of our time.
The First Lady will visit Oberlin as part of her Reach Higher initiative.
Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund, will deliver the 2015 Commencement address. Edelman has been an advocate for disadvantaged Americans for her entire professional life.
United States Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez will give this year’s Commencement address.
Oberlin’s 176th Commencement exercises will take place on Monday, May 27, on Tappan Square. This year’s Commencement speaker is novelist Tracy Chevalier ’84.
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