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Morehouse College graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt

29 days ago   |   By WLKY

Robert F. Smith, a billionaire technology investor and philanthropist, says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 2019 class.
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Commencement Speaker at Morehouse College Vows to Pay Off Class of 2019's Student Loans

Commencement Speaker at Morehouse College Vows to Pay Off Class of 2019's Student Loans

29 days ago   |   By Slate

Robert F. Smith surprised graduating seniors with the announcement at the historically black college in Georgia.
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In Stunning Commencement Speech, Billionaire Promises to Pay Off Student Debt for Entire Graduating Class

29 days ago   |   By Time

A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College - an estimated $40 million.
Robert F. Smith, this year's commencement speaker, made the announcement Sunday morning while addressing nearly 400 graduating seniors of the all-male historically black college in Atlanta. Smith is the Founder and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, a private equity firm that invests in software, data, and technology-driven companies.
“On behalf of the eight generations of my family that have been in this...
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Billionaire pledges to pay Morehouse College class of 2019's student loans

29 days ago   |   By ABC

Billionaire Robert F. Smith was the graduation keynote speaker at Morehouse College, but he left the students with more than words of wisdom.
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A billionaire commencement speaker at a Georgia college announced that he will pay off the Class of 2019's student loans

A billionaire commencement speaker at a Georgia college announced that he will pay off the Class of 2019's student loans

29 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Robert F. Smith, a billionaire tech investor and philanthropist, announced in his commencement speech at Georgia's Morehouse College that he was setting up a grant to wipe the graduating class's student debt.
Smith also pledged an additional $1.5 million gift to the school and received an honorary degree during the Sunday ceremony at Morehouse College in front of the 400-person class.
The grant for debt from the Class of 2019 is reportedly estimated at $40 million.
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Graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt

29 days ago   |   By National Post

ATLANTA - A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College - an estimated $40 million.
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Graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt

29 days ago   |   By Miami Herald

A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 2019 class at Morehouse College. Robert F. Smith made...
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