Eric Greitens will speak at today's commencement ceremony. Some Tufts athletes celebrated graduation early.
Eric Greitens, a Navy SEAL, Rhodes Scholar, humanitarian and author will give the commencement address at Tufts University this morning. Read more about Greitens here. Ceremonies begin at 9 a.m. on the Tufts University quad. Some graduating Tufts seniors celebrated their graduations early. Athletes from the women's softball team and men's lacrosse team will be playing in NCAA tournaments during commencement and had special ceremonies ahead of time, a Tufts tradition. The softball team earned a spot in the NCAA finals tournament in Virgina, and the lacrosse team is moving to the national semi-finals after a victory over RIT on Wednesday.
Greitens will speak at the university's graduation ceremonies on May 20.
Monday, April 2, 2012
Editor's note: The following, provided by Tufts University, announces Eric Greitens as the university's 2012 commencement speaker. If you're curious about Greitens, check out this appearance he made on the Colbert Report. ---------------- Eric Greitens to Deliver Tufts' Commencement Address May 20 Humanitarian, Author and Navy SEAL to Receive Honorary Degree; Will Be Joined by Distinguished Educator, Biologist, Humanitarian, Social Entrepreneur MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – Eric Greitens, humanitarian, award-winning author, and decorated Navy SEAL officer, will deliver Tufts University's commencement address on Sunday, May 20, 2012. Greitens was born and raised in Missouri. After graduating from Duke University, he was selected as a …