What you need to know
- Tim Cook will give the commencement address at Gallaudet University this year.
- The ceremony is set to kick off on Friday, May 13, 2022, at 2:00 PM.
Tim Cook is about to give another commencement speech.
In a press release, Gallaudet University has announced that Apple CEO Tim Cook will deliver the university's commencement address at its in-person graduation ceremony on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Roberta J. Cordano, president of Gallaudet University, said that the university is honored to have Cook give the address, calling him one of the "great CEOs of our time."
Thanks so much Molly, I'd be honored! See you there! 🦬 https://t.co/eSmy1uyFu7Thanks so much Molly, I'd be honored! See you there! 🦬 https://t.co/eSmy1uyFu7— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) April 16, 2022April 16, 2022
Cordano went on to talk about the university's partnership with Apple and the importance of Apple's investment in "CODA," the Oscar-winning film that focused on a deaf family.
As the press release mentions, "Gallaudet is the only university in the world where deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing students live and learn bilingually in American Sign Language and English." You can learn more about the commencement speech in the press release.
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