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

3 monthes 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

3 monthes 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

3 monthes 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

3 monthes 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

3 monthes 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

3 monthes 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

3 monthes 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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