Tag: Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel gave nearly identical commencement address at Sarah Lawrence College

GW’s 2009 keynote commencement speaker, Rahm Emanuel, gave nearly the same speech to GW graduates as he did to graduates of Sarah Lawrence College, a small liberal arts school in Bronxville, N.Y. Aside from sharing some personal memories from his undergraduate experience at Sarah Lawrence, his alma mater, Emanuel’s speech was exactly the same. You […]

Transcript of Rahm Emanuel’s Commencement address

This is an express transcript of White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel’s commencement speech this morning, courtesy of the University’s media relations office. Emanuel was awarded a honorary Doctor of Public Service degree. PRESIDENT KNAPP: Ladies and gentlemen, our commencement speaker, Doctor Rahm Emanuel. MR. EMANUEL: “Doctor.” I just want you to know that […]

Rahm Emanuel will be Commencement speaker

This post was written by Lauren French and Sarah Scire. Update, 3:50 p.m. Emanuel will be the Commencement speaker, the University confirmed in a news release. Jeanne Narum, president of Project Kaleidoscope and the Independent College Office, will receive an honorary Doctor of Science, and GW alumnus and sculptor John Safer will receive an honorary […]