Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi will deliver the address at Smith College’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17. The following was posted to Smith College’s website:
“Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi—whose long and distinguished career in public service has helped shape and define women’s leadership—will deliver the address at Smith College’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17.
Pelosi will receive an honorary degree at commencement.
Honorary degrees will also be awarded to:
Northampton educator Gwen Agna
Diplomat and climate change activist Christiana Figueres
Advocate for immigrants Cristina Jiménez
Pastor and educator the Rev. Gloria Elaine White-Hammond, M.D.
Author Hanya Yanagihara ’95
Smith’s commencement will take place at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 17, in the Smith quadrangle. (In case of rain, the event will be held at the Indoor Track and Tennis Facility.) Because seating is limited, this year’s ceremony will be open only to graduates and their families.”