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Visionary Educator Stepping Down As Head Of Harlem Children’s Zone

Changing the lives and prospects for kids in Harlem – and their families – through public education and social supports is the legacy Geoffrey Canada leaves behind.



Commencement Speeches

It’s graduation time! But not all commencement speakers who receive honorary degrees have inspiring messages.


("Here we are!"   A pair of students signal to guests along the sidelines at the University of Pennsylvania commencement ceremony in Franklin Field.  Credit:  Steve Tawa)

Under Drizzly Skies, Univ. of Pa. Hands Out Degrees In Franklin Field

Franklin Field at the University of Pennsylvania was the setting for another Penn commencement ceremony, a procession of graduates in caps and gowns in a tradition dating back to the 1750s.