Celebrities, Royalty and Business Leaders to Address Local Graduates

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Andrea Mitchell, NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, will speak at the University of Pennsylvania's commencement on May 14 at 10:15 a.m. at Franklin Field. Mitchell, who graduated from U. Penn’s College for Women with a degree in English, is also the chair of the Penn Arts and Sciences Board of Overseers.
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Villanova University's commencement ceremony will feature Robert F. Moran. He is currently the chairman of the board of GNC Holdings Inc. Moran will speak at 4 p.m. in the Villanova Stadium on May 18.
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M. Night Shyamalan, famous local director of films such as "The Sixth Sense", "Unbroken" and "The Village", will be the keynote speaker at Drexel University's Commencement on June 15 at the 7:30 p.m. in the Citizen Bank Park.
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Kevin Beggs, chairman of the Lionsgate Television Group, will speak at the University of the Arts' commencement ceremony at the Merriam Theater in Philadelphia on May 10 at 10 a.m.
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Prince Albert of Monaco II will speak at the Philadelphia Convention Center for Thomas Jefferson University's commencement on May 9 at 10 a.m.
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Over in New Jersey, Senator Cory Booker will address students of Princeton University at Nassau Hall on June 4.
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Philadelphia Eagles running back Cory Clement will be the keynote speaker at Rowan University. Clement was born and raised in Glassboro and attended high school directly across from the University.
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Similar to Clement, singer and rapper Queen Latifah will be returning to her New Jersey hometown as the keynote speaker at the Rutgers University campus in Newark, NJ.
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Stockton University will hold its commencement ceremony at the Jim Whelan Boardwalk on May 11 in Atlantic City. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will address the graduating class.
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The first woman and African American to serve the state of Delaware as an elected member of Congress, Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, will give the key note speech at Goldey-Beacom College's Joseph West Jones Center on May 4.
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Steve Mosko, President of Sony Pictures Television, will speak at the Delaware Stadium on May 26 for the University of Delaware's commencement ceremony. In 1995, the university honored Mosko with its Presidential Achievement Award. Mosko graduated from University of Delaware in 1978.
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