Commencement 2023 Recap

Celebrating the Class of 2023 with U.S. President Joe Biden

President Joe Biden holding an award and standing beside President Fredrick and Chairman Morse wearing blue graduation regalia.

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. served as the commencement speaker for Howard’s 155th Commencement ceremony on May 13 at the Capital One Arena. Biden was conferred an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, just before delivering remarks

This year, 1,852 graduates were awarded degrees and walked across the platforms at their respective college and school ceremonies.  After the pandemic delayed their reunions, members of the classes of 1971 and 1972 joined the class of 1973 for their 50th reunions. They donned caps and gowns and joined the new graduates.  Read the full story on The Dig.

2023 Howard University Commencement Program Recap