Niagara University Places 11 Among NPR List Of Best Commencement Addresses

In Announcements, by , on June 3rd, 2014

With graduation season in full swing, NPR recently unveiled a collection of the 316 commencement addresses that its writers consider the best ever.

Eleven of “The Best Commencement Speeches, Ever” were delivered at Niagara University.

  • Mother Theresa (1982)
  • Tim Russert (2000)
  • Benjamin Carson Jr. (2003)
  • John Roberts (2005)
  • Michael Ignatieff (2006)
  • Jennie Cyran (2007)
  • Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M. (2007)
  • Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. (2007)
  • Clayborne Carson (2008)
  • Very Rev. David O’Connell, C.M. (2008)
  • Jaclyn Rossi (2008)

The only other school from Western New York to appear on the list was the University of Buffalo, which had one speech included.

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