Boston College's commencement was held Monday, May 21 at Alumni Stadium on the Chestnut Hill campus.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The following is a press release issued by Boston College: Award-winning network journalist Bob Woodruff, who recovered from near-fatal injuries sustained while reporting on American forces in Iraq, told Boston College graduates to let passion, faith, service and love guide their lives. Woodruff told the approximately 4,400 undergraduate and graduate students at the university’s 136th Commencement Exercises that the traumatic brain injuries he sustained from a roadside bomb had given him more than he lost to his wounds and a difficult recovery. “The big awful thing that happened in my life really can’t define me,” said Woodruff, an ABC News correspondent. “It only strengthened my love for so many things. It recommitted me to what’s really …
The commencement will be held Mon., May 21 at 10 a.m. in Boston College's Alumni Stadium on the Chestnut Hill campus.
Boston College will welcome award-winning television journalist Bob Woodruff as the keynote speaker for its 136th commencement held Monday, May 21. The commencement will be held in Alumni Stadium on Boston College's Chestnut Hill Campus. The academic procession begins at 9:15 a.m. and the ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. Woodruff, who took the helm at ABC's World News Tonight in 2005, was seriously injured by a roadside bomb while reporting in Iraq in January 2006. He suffered a traumatic brain injury and has spent years recovering as well as telling his story of survival. According to a press release issued by BC, Woodruff will receive an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. BC will award four other honorary doctorates during Monday's…