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NEC in the News: NEC Graduates Asked to be Moral Leaders in the World

Marjani Lillard of Bowie, Maryland, holds up her diploma for her mother to take a photo at the New England College commencement speech in Henniker Saturday. (MEGHAN PIERCE/Sunday News Correspondent)

Marjani Lillard of Bowie, Maryland, holds up her diploma for her mother to take a photo at the New England College commencement speech in Henniker Saturday. (MEGHAN PIERCE/Sunday News Correspondent)

The Sunday Union Leader featured NEC’s Commencement ceremony: “A women credited with re-shaping global philanthropy told New England College graduates Saturday to embrace the possibility of failure. “I have failed more times than I can remember,” Jacqueline Novogratz, an innovator in philanthropy and impact investing, said in her commencement speech. New England College celebrated its 70th commencement Saturday, bestowing doctorate, masters, bachelor and associate degrees upon 729 students from 45 states and 12 countries. Novogratz also received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from the College. She told the graduates to pursue their role in the world as moral leaders. Read the Article