Louise Richardson, vice-chancellor of Oxford: 2018 Graduate School Commencement address

Author: Notre Dame News

(Remarks as prepared) President Jenkins, Provost Burish, distinguished deans, ladies and gentlemen, Good Morning First and foremost I would like to offer my warmest congratulations to those of you who are receiving degrees from Notre Dame today. It is a fabulous achievement. I very much hope that you enjoy celebrating your success and sharing the celebrations with your families and friends. This is a very big day for you, and one that you have earned through hard work and dedication. But it is a very big day for them too, so I hope you will pause for a moment, and reflect on what this day means to your families and friends, and that you will draw them into your celebrations.…

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Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.: 2018 Graduate School Commencement Charge and Benediction

Author: Notre Dame News

Dean Carlson, Provost Burish, Vice-Chancellor Richardson, family and friends, welcome and thank you for being here today as we celebrate the Graduate School class of 2018.    Graduates, you did it, and this is your day. But, while this accomplishment is truly your own, you know you didn’t do it all on your own. You may have done the studying, but your families and loved ones did the sweating and the stressing along with you. They cheered you on at your successes and cheered you up at your setbacks. They are sitting behind you today, and they have been behind you every step of the way to help you reach this milestone. So, to the mothers and fathers, siblings and spouses, friends and relatives: Thank you and congratulations. This day also belongs to you. Graduates, let’s applaud your families and loved ones who helped you in what you have achieved.…

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