Juan Manuel Santos MC/MPA 1981, former president of Colombia and Nobel peace laureate, will deliver the graduation address to the Harvard Kennedy School Class of 2019.

Jake Moore: Adjusting the flight plan

In 15 years as a Navy helicopter pilot and instructor, Jake Moore MC/MPA 2019 has flown missions across the Asia-Pacific theater and beyond, including in support of Special Forces. With the new ground he has covered as a student at Harvard Kennedy School, he has prepared for his next step with the Navy—and for a civilian career beyond.

Live Stream Events
 

Recognizing the achievements of graduates, as well as faculty members and staff, who have made significant contributions to the HKS community

 

Remarks by Juan Manuel Santos MC/MPA 1981, former president of Colombia and Nobel peace laureate

 

Remarks by Dean Doug Elmendorf, followed by the Diploma Ceremony

Ryan Swann: A Story of Service

Just days after Ryan Swann MC/MPA 2019 and his identical twin brother, Bryan MC/MPA 2019, accepted their diplomas in 1998 at Prince George’s County Largo High School in Maryland, the brothers enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve and were en route to basic training in Parris Island, South Carolina.