A helmet and pads were replaced by a cap and gown for New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman as he finished a journey he started in 2005, joining 5,300 new Kent State graduates at the One University Commencement held at Dix Stadium.
New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman celebrates with other Kent State graduates at the One University Commencement held at Dix Stadium.
Those were Michael Keaton’s final words during his Spring 2018 graduation ceremony address at a packed Dix Stadium on May 12. Not only did the Oscar-nominated actor impart wisdom as the university’s commencement speaker, but he also joined more than 3,000 graduates in wearing their caps and gowns as he received an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters for his extraordinary contributions to film performance.
Michael Keaton was multitasking during his upcoming return to Kent State University.
A Kent State graduate indicates to his family, seated in the stands at Dix Stadium, that he has located his name in the 2018 One University Commencement program while waiting for the ceremony to begin.