Medgar Evers College 2017 Commencement

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Dr. Rudy Crew - President - Medgar Evers College

Dr. Rudolph Crew

Dr. Crew is a renowned leader and reformer who has made it his mission to improve student achievement, especially for poor and minority students. He is the architect of the Medgar Evers College Pipeline, an intentionally designed system by which students from Central Brooklyn are guided through a strong K-12 experience, transitioned into college, and then provided high-quality opportunities to enter the professional world. .
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Myrlie Evers-Williams

Dr. Myrlie Evers-Williams

Dr. Myrlie Evers-Williams

will introduce keynote address speaker and honorary degree recipient Hillary Rodham Clinton at MEC’s 46th Commencement ceremony on June 8, 2017. Dr. Evers-Williams is a longtime friend of Mrs. Clinton and no stranger to MEC Commencement. In 2015, at MEC’s 44th commencement, Dr. Evers-Williams accepted a posthumous Doctorate of Humane Letters on behalf of Medgar Wiley Evers.
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The Honorable Hillary Clinton

2017 Commencement Keynote Speaker

The Honorable Hillary Clinton

We are pleased to announce that the Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver the commencement address on Thursday, June 8, 2017. Former Secretary of State Clinton, the first woman ever to receive the presidential nomination of a major political party, will deliver her speech during the morning program at the Barclays Center at 620 Atlantic Avenue in downtown Brooklyn.
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Reena Evers-Everette

2017 Commencement Speaker

Reena Evers-Everette

is the daughter of Civil Rights activists Medgar Evers and Myrlie Evers-Williams. She is an accomplished communications representative with more than 30 years of experience in government transportation affairs and travel agency training with United Airlines. Her strong leadership, negotiation, interpersonal, and organizational skills have helped her in the corporate and non-profit arenas with domestic and international entities. Reena was inspired and humbled by her father's courageous leadership and integrity and she seeks avenues to continue the mission.

Daniel Evers-Everette

2017 Commencement Speaker

Daniel Evers-Everette

Grandson of Medgar and Myrlie Evers. Chair of the Medgar Evers College Foundation Board

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