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Famous Speech Friday: Hillary Clinton's 1969 commencement speech

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Even in 1969, the speech was a sensation. What can you learn from this famous speech? Integrity—a man like Paul Santmire. Trust.

10 famous commencement speeches by eloquent women

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Commencement is the start of something new, yes, but we''re often stuck listening to the same old tired speeches in celebration. and 6.

5 books that capture commencement speeches by women

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Commencement ceremonies often feature women speakers, but their speeches are less frequently published than those of male speakers.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 235) – Garry Trudeau

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Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated.” — Garry Trudeau Photo courtesy of Linda A. Quotes for Public Speakers Commencement speech Garry Trudeau Humour public speaking Public Speaking Quotations quotes

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 235) – Garry Trudeau

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Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated.” — Garry Trudeau Photo courtesy of Linda A. Quotes for Public Speakers Commencement speech Garry Trudeau Humour public speaking Public Speaking Quotations quotes

Commencement Speeches 2011: The best. and the rest

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All of which means it’s time again to commit ourselves to a reckoning of the best, the worst and the merely mediocre commencement speeches of 2011.

Analysis of a Speech by Conan O’Brien

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On 12 June 2011, Conan O’Brien delivered the commencement address to the 2011 graduating class of Dartmouth College. Clearly, he put a lot of effort into the speech, and was rewarded with a 30-second standing ovation when it was over. He should be able to deliver a dynamic and memorable speech. Seriously. ’ (6:35).

Commencement speeches

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May and June are prime graduation months … which means they’re prime months for commencement speeches. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be posting information for speechwriters who have to tackle a commencement address. To get started: Read the &# Commencement&# chapter in CAN YOU SAY A FEW WORDS? (St.

Commencement speeches

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I’ve received several inquiries about reference materials for commencement speeches. . Tags: commencement speeches Looking for interesting trivia about colleges/universities? Nothing beats PILED HIGHER AND DEEPER: THE FOLKLORE OF CAMPUS LIFE (written by Simon J.

Meryl Streep: Barnard Commencement Speech

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

In a compelling commencement speech acknowledging the value of single-sex education, she celebrated both the power of a women’s perspective and the power of empathy to bring real change. Ethos, Logos, Pathos Her speech employed the classic Aristotelian elements of persuasive public speaking: ethos, [.].

Commencement speeches

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It’s the season when speechwriters start tackling those all-important commencement assignments. You’ll find an entire chapter devoted to commencement speeches in CAN YOU SAY A FEW WORDS? (St. This chapter will give you practical guidelines, plus excerpts from a wide range of commencements.

Commencement speeches

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Many thanks to Virginia State Senator Adam Ebbin for sharing this link: [link].

The cashier's commencement speech

The Eloquent Woman

This May, at its commencement, Hampshire College featured a staff member as speaker.

Commencement Speeches to Class of 2016 - Borrow from Pema Chodron

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At a commencement speech in Naropa, American Buddhist nun, Pema Chodron, did something very unusual. She spoke about failing.

Commencement Speeches

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Enjoy this top 10 list of commencement speeches as posted on Onlinecolleges.net Top 10 Commencement Speeches for Tech Lovers By Kathleen Baker Listening to or reading transcripts of old commencement speeches is a great way to feel inspired to take chances, start a new career, or find out what truly drives you.

Commencement Speeches

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But get them in front of a student/alumni/school staff/parent audience, even with a written/prepared speech, and they are often less effective.

Get them Standing: Commencement Speeches 2010

Green Room Speakers

At the end of his speech, Mir gets the audience on their feet again - this time for a standing ovation. Great point. Thanks for stopping by!

‘Tis the Season … for Commencement Speeches

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I’ve received several requests for information on writing commencement speeches. The book features a large chapter on commencement speeches. Also: Wisconsin Public Radio interviewed me for a one-hour show on commencement speeches: www.wpr.org #070523M (&# At Issue with Ben Merens&# ).

6 Ways to Make a Commencement Speech Soar

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Kudos to speechwriters Vinca Lafleur and Jeff Nussbaum for a recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education on 6 Ways to Make a Commencement Speech Soar. A well-prepared [.].

Commencement speech by Jim Lehrer

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Commencement Speaker Jim Lehrer’s Remarks. Iconic public broadcasting journalist Jim Lehrer gave commencement remarks at The College of William and Mary, urging members of the Class of 2012 to “serve and risk” Lehrer also outlined his personal guidelines for practicing journalism. Read his full remarks.

Put local details in a commencement speech

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Writing “special occasion&# speeches. . I encouraged the speechwriters to put local details in special occasion speeches - the more specific, the better. According to the Alumni Magazine: Brokaw said that in preparation for his speech, he had asked Jon Stewart ‘84, D.A. Tags: commencement speeches

A woman delivers top commencement speech

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The Cicero Awards for speechwriting are out, and I'm happy to say that colleague and speechwriter Jeff Porro has won top honors for the commencement speech he wrote for Anne Lynam Goddard , President & CEO of the Christian Children’s Fund. The speech was delivered to the graduating class at Assumption College in Worcester, Mass.,

Watch lights fade in every room: Cautions about commencement speeches

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One entrant wanted to give a real downer of a speech, a doom-and-gloom scenario about all the traps waiting for us in the future. song together.)

Green Room Speakers: Will Ferrell's Harvard Commencement Speech

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I especially appreciate the contrast of Will dancing while the Harvard faculty claps stiffly in the background.) Enjoy! Overcome Your Fear.

How to give a commencement speech and include the audience

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J. K. Rowling, Harvard, and the memorable commencement speech

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Rowling’s commencement address to Harvard in 2008 and ask what I thought of her performance.  s  is a classic commencement speech.    It’s a good speech – it’s well written – but there is something about it that feels terribly old-fashioned.  If you must read your commencement speech (why?),

Famous Speech Friday: Viola Davis's commencement speech "Go on and live!"

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Not so Viola Davis, who makes every speech a thrilling performance--mainly because it's clear she isn't acting. You veer off course.

Commencement Speeches: The Bad, the Horrendous, and the Inspired

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Commencement season has largely come and gone at universities and colleges around the nation. No Obama speech here – I’ve left that to others.)

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

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Either way, you'll be expanding your understanding of women and speaking: Anonymous TED talks? But will your voice give you away? The b h era?

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Ellen's 3 rules for a great commencement speech

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It’s the commencement address season, and the advice of the age is:  be yourself.    The speech is a great reminder that humor always makes its own rules.    So think of this as Ellen’s Three Rules for a Successful Commencement Speech.    Ellen’s speech lasts less than 10 minutes. 

For #BlackHistoryMonth, 38 famous speeches by black women

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Black women speakers from all over the world are often featured in The Eloquent Woman Index of famous speeches by women. famous speeches

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The Secret Sauce of Successful Commencement Speakers

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This year, more than a few political leaders, entertainers, and thought leaders made the rounds on the commencement circuit. What stood out?

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Imported rarity: Commencement speeches are a uniquely American tradition. Did you miss? Got a panel coming up? At just $3.99

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For #BlackHistoryMonth, 46 famous speeches by black women

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Black women speakers from all over the world are often featured in The Eloquent Woman Index of Famous Speeches by Women. Ida B. Congress.

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Hear here: Recently, Famous Speech Friday looked at the 1969 student commencement speech of Hillary Clinton, then Hillary Rodham.

For Black History Month, 29 famous speeches by black women

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Black women speakers from all over the world are often featured in The Eloquent Woman Index of famous speeches by women. famous speeches

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11 famous speeches by women in engineering & technology

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg got her "lean in" movement started with a commencement speech at Barnard College. famous speeches

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Last week, we shared 6 famous speeches by women about LGBT issues , and books that capture commencement speeches by women.

19 famous humorous speeches by women

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But for now, enjoy some laughs courtesy of these famous speeches. The audience of top stars certainly understood it. Hilarious!

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