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Digiday caught up with Coleman to talk about commencement pay the gig economy and the future of work.‘It’s just a new way of thinking’: Why consulting firm We Are Rosie is paying departing employees|Kimeko McCoy|August 27, 2021|Digiday
Former Olympians and members of the public carry the Olympic flame from Athens all the way to the opening ceremony, signifying the official commencement of the games.Inside the surprisingly complex engineering process that creates an Olympic torch|Erin Fennessy|July 23, 2021|Popular-Science
Both before the ceremony, when families arrived, and again after the commencement, when they spilled happily outside to take photographs, not a single person attending the graduation stopped in the tent to get vaccinated.Young people lag in coronavirus vaccinations in D.C. The city is struggling to reach holdouts.|Julie Zauzmer|June 25, 2021|Washington Post
Emancipation was ultimately secured in December 1865 with the ratification of the 13th Amendment and the commencement of federal Reconstruction.
The plagiarism incident was not the only commencement embarrassment for Caslen.
You may not remember, but you were our commencement keynote speaker that day at the George Washington University National Center.An Open Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder: It’s Not About Race|Ron Christie|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This power has been seen recently in a host of cancellations of commencement speakers.Watch What You Say, The New Liberal Power Elite Won’t Tolerate Dissent|Joel Kotkin|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kudos to Ex-Mayor Mike, whose Harvard commencement address called for inclusion of more conservatives in higher education.Bloomberg’s Surprising Harvard Commencement Address Attacks Campus Ideologues|Ron Christie|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All you really need for an inspiring commencement address is untamed enthusiasm and a big dream.Chubby Korean Baby Dance, Goat Riding Guy Riding Bike, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|June 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Speaking at the Commencement Ceremony at West Point, he said, “We are winding down our war in Afghanistan,” he said.As Obama Draws Down, Al Qaeda Grows in Afghanistan|Eli Lake|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In this little room the galleries had been designed; the windows had looked upon the commencement of the great work.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
But Ulm was only the commencement of the campaign, and even after Austerlitz Napoleon pursued the enemy with grim resolution.
He graduated at Yale college, and at the commencement of hostilities was appointed to the chief command of the Connecticut troops.
The first commencement of Union College for conferring degrees in the arts and sciences.
At the very commencement of the campaign Massna committed a fault which almost ruined his career.
British Dictionary definitions for commencement
- US and Canadian a ceremony for the presentation of awards at secondary schools
- US a ceremony for the conferment of academic degrees