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Billionaire pledges to wipe out student debt for class of 2019

One year ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Robert Smith has pledged to pay an estimated $40m debt of entire graduating class at historic black college Morehouse.
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Robert Smith Pledges To Pay Off Student Loans For Morehouse College's Class of 2019

Robert Smith Pledges To Pay Off Student Loans For Morehouse College's Class of 2019

One year ago   |   By NPR

The billionaire founder of investment firm Vista Equity Partners made the surprise announcement in front of roughly 400 students while delivering the college's commencement address on Sunday.
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Billionaire Robert F. Smith Pledges To Eliminate Student Loan Debt For Morehouse's Class Of 2019

One year ago   |   By News One

Graduates of Morehouse College received the gift of a lifetime at their commencement ceremony on Sunday morning. According to CNN , philanthropist and billionaire Robert F. Smith pledged to pay off the student loan debt for the entire 2019 graduating class.
Morehouse College seniors got a surprise Sunday when billionaire investor Robert F. Smith announced during his commencement speech that he would pay off their student loan debt pic.twitter.com/eYyi8q2jpe
- CNN May 19, 2019
The historically Black college awarded Smith with an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree for being a...
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Morehouse Class of '19, Congratulations: Your Student Loans Will Be Paid Off

One year ago   |   By NY Times

The billionaire Robert F. Smith said in a commencement address at Morehouse College on Sunday that his family would pay off the new graduates' student loans.
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Graduation speaker pledges to pay Morehouse College class of 2019 student debt

One year ago   |   By ABC

Every student wishes they could leave college debt-free. For one university in Atlanta, their graduation speaker is granting that wish.
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Philanthropist pledges $40 million to clear Morehouse grads' student debt

One year ago   |   By NBC News

The Vista Equity Partners founder on Sunday pledged to pay off loans for 396 new graduates of the historically black college.
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Morehouse College commencement speaker vows to pay off class of 2019's student loans

One year ago   |   By ABC

Morehouse College seniors got a surprise Sunday when billionaire investor Robert F. Smith announced during his commencement speech that he would pay off the student-loan debt for the historically black college's graduating class.
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Morehouse College graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt

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

One year ago   |   By WTAE

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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