Midmorning tomorrow: A great commencement address

At 9 a.m. tomorrow, MPR’s Midmorning program will ask the question:

What Makes a Great Commencement Address?

It’s graduation season, a time when students and their families celebrate proud achievements. But as everyone sits through ceremonies, will the commencement address connect and make a lasting impact?


Tony Balis, Founder of The Humanity Initiative

Drew Grant, Pop Culture Writer at Salon.com

It’s supposed to have some snippets from successful speeches, so tune in.

I’ll post a summary along with some audio in case you can’t make it.

(By the way, the video above is of venture investor Chris Sacca (of Twitter and Google fame) giving this year’s Carlson School of Management commencement address, which Carlson has plugged, and which has gotten some good reviews.