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Commencement Brings Prominent Speakers

Director General of the Foreign Service and Director of Human Resources Linda Thomas-Greenfield, an LSU alumna and a member of the Career Foreign Service, delivered the commencement address at LSU's main ceremony, but she wasn't the only prominent speaker welcomed to campus on graduation day. A number of diploma ceremonies brought in notable, nationally recognized speakers.

College of Music & Dramatic Arts - Bill Conti, Oscar and Emmy Award winning music composer. LSU Alumnus
E. J. Ourso College of Business - Russel L. Honoré, retired lieutenant general and 33rd commanding general of the U.S. First Army
Manship School of Mass Communication - Bob Schieffer, CBS News; Washington Correspondent
Main Ceremony - Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Director General of the Foreign Service. LSU Alumna