It's graduation season, so here's the who, the when and the where of local colleges and universities' commencement ceremonies.
Capitol Technology University
Michael Stele will deliver the Commencement Address to the graduating class of 2016 May 14.
Bowie State University
Congressman John Lewis will deliver the Commencement Address on May 23 in the Xfinity Center in College Park, MD.
St. Mary’s College
Kojo Nnamdi will deliver the Commencement Address on May 14th on the Townhouse Green.
University of Maryland
Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank will deliver the spring commencement address May 18 at the XFINITY Center. 7pm
John Hopkins University
Spike Lee will deliver the Commence Address May 18 at the Royal Farms Arena at 4pm.
Prince George’s Community College
May 26 at Show Place Arena.
US Naval Academy
Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter will deliver the Commence Address on May 27 at the Navy/Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
District of Columbia
President Barack Obama delivered the Commence Address on May 7 on the Upper Quadrangle of the main campus at 10am.
Broderick Johnson, assistant to the president of the USA, will deliver the Commence Address May 14 at 10am at the Walter A. Washington Convention Center.
- Maria Elena Salinas, School of Communication, 9am May 7
- Donna Harris, School of Business, 2pm May 7
- Raymond Chambers, School of International Service, 7pm May 7
- John King, School of Public Affairs, 10am May 8
- Deborah Rutter, College of Arts and Sciences, 3pm May 8
- Loretta Lynch, 1pm May 22
Bobby Beth Scoggins, May 13 at 1:30 p.m. in the Field House on the Gallaudet University campus.
Comedians Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan will deliver the commencement speech May 14 on the University lawn outside the Basilica of the national Shrine of the Immaculate Conception at 10am.
George Washington University
US Senator Cory Booker from New Jersey will deliver the commencement speech May 15 on the National Mall at 10am.
Commencement will take place on Healy Lawn May 21 at 9am. (Rain Location is McDonough Arena).
Trinity Washington University
Trinity will celebrate Commencement May 21 at 4 p.m. on the Main Lawn. The commencement speaker this year is Jane McCauley.
James Madison University
Bridgeforth Stadium May 6, 3 p.m. Keynote Speaker Curt Carlson is founder and CEO of Practice of Innovation, a company that works with entrepreneurs, start-ups, established companies, governments and universities to improve their innovative performance.
Dr. Michael Eric Dyson delivered the commencement speech May 8 at Armstrong Stadium.
College of William and Mary
US Women’s Soccer coach Jill Ellis will deliver the commencement address May 14 at 10am in William and Mary Hall.
George Mason University
Commencement will take place May 14 at 10am at Eagle Bank Arena.
Cardinal Donald Wuerl will deliver the commencement speech May 15th at 10am at DAR Constitutional Hall
Northern Virginia Community College
Dr. Jill Biden will deliver the commencement speech May 14 at Jiffy Lube Live at 7:30pm.