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Denzel Washington to deliver Dillard's commencement address

2 years 2 months 1 week ago March 13, 2015 Mar 13, 2015 Friday, March 13 2015 March 13, 2015 2:14 AM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Hunter Robinson

NEW ORLEANS - Two-time Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington will deliver the commencement address at Dillard University when 247 students graduate.

The ceremony is at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 9.

Dillard President Walter M. Kimbrough says the university is excited for Washington's participation in the graduation ceremony. He says Washington has been a supporter of the university's theater program, which is now in its 79th season.

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