Watch This Year’s Notable Commencement Speeches

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, left, and spectator Carlos Arredondo react after receiving honorary degrees during commencement ceremonies for Fisher College in Boston, Saturday, May 10, 2014.
Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, left, and spectator Carlos Arredondo react after receiving honorary degrees during commencement ceremonies for Fisher College in Boston, Saturday, May 10, 2014.
Michael Dwyert/AP

Marathon survivor Jeff Bauman and Boston hero Carlos Arrendondo gave commencement addresses at Fisher College.

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Janet Napolitano gave the Northeastern University commencement speech.

Jimmy Page kept it short and sweet at Berklee College of Music’s commencement.

Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson addressed graduates at Wake Forest University.

Jay Leno had the crowd laughing during commencement at his alma mater, Emerson College.

Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the University of South Carolina ceremony.

Jennifer Lee, director and writer of the Disney film “Frozen,” addressed students graduating from her alma mater, University of New Hampshire.

Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs is now Dr. Combs. The rapper received an honorary doctorate degree from Howard University and delivered the school’s commencement address.

UMass Lowell commencement featured Emmy award-winning TV host and scientist Bill Nye “The Science Guy.”

TV journalist and talk-show host Katie Couric gave the commencement address at Trinity College.

NFL quarterback Peyton Manning threw some passes during his address to graduates at the University of Virginia.

ABC News’s George Stephanopoulos addressed graduates at Franklin and Marshall’s commencement ceremony.