The Spring Commencement ceremony includes keynote remarks by guest speakers.

2024 Spring Commencement Speaker

This year’s Spring Commencement Speaker is Brad Meltzer.

Photo of Brad Meltzer

Meltzer has been recommended for a Doctor of Law degree for his accomplishments as an author and advocate for history education. Among other best-selling books, he wrote the children’s book series “Ordinary People Change the World,” which highlights notable historical figures and was adapted into an Emmy award-winning television program. Meltzer co-founded the high school leadership program City Year Miami with his wife Cori Meltzer and currently serves on the boards of the National Archives Foundation and the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation. He graduated from the University in 1992 with a B.A. in history.

2024 Spring Commencement Student Speakers

In addition, brief remarks will be made by several student speakers, chosen by the Student Speaker Selection Committee.

The submission form is now closed. Congratulations to this year’s Spring Commencement Student Speakers!

Oluwami Dosunmu-Ogunbi, College of Engineering
Theresa Dvorocsik, School of Music, Theatre & Dance
Adeline Tumolo, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts