Vice President Biden to deliver commencement address at Delaware State

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Vice President Joe Biden will return home to speak to graduates at Delaware State University’s commencement ceremony next month.

The May 7 address to DSU graduates will be among several commencement speeches Biden will deliver next month. Biden will also speak at West Point’s commencement on May 21. He’ll address graduates at his alma mater, Syracuse, on May 13. Biden earned his law degree at Syracuse College of Law in 1968. 

On May 15, Biden will speak at Notre Dame on graduation day where he is being given the Laetare Medal in recognition of outstanding service to the Catholic Church and society along with former House Speaker John Boehner.

Biden spoke at Delaware State’s commencement in 2003 to a graduating class of about 450 students. The 2016 graduating class Biden will address next month has about 700 students. In 2004 and 2014, Biden delivered the commencement address at the University of Delaware in Newark, where he earned his BA in history and political science in 1965.

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