sen. elizabeth warren, lt. gov. kim driscoll

Senator Elizabeth Warren, Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll


North Shore Community College (NSCC) will host Senator Elizabeth Warren and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll who will serve as the commencement speakers for the 58th annual commencement ceremony on Friday, May 17, 2024.

Senator Warren will deliver the keynote address for the 10 a.m. ceremony for Health Professions & Liberal Studies Graduates, and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll will deliver the keynote address at the 2 p.m. ceremony for Human Services & STEM and Business Graduates. The college expects to award approximately 700 associate degrees and certificates at the two graduation ceremonies that will be held at NSCC's Lynn Campus, 300 Broad Street. 

"We are immensely proud to have Senator Warren and Lt. Governor Driscoll join us for our commencement ceremony, where we celebrate the achievements of our students. Their unwavering dedication to making higher education more accessible and affordable is truly appreciated and deeply respected," stated North Shore Community College President William Heineman.

Senator Warren is the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts, serving since 2013, and is the first woman ever elected to the Senate from Massachusetts.  She is a fearless consumer advocate and one of the nation’s leading progressive voices, fighting for big structural change that would transform our economy and rebuild the middle class.

Lt. Governor Driscoll is the 73rd Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and together with Governor Maura Healey, comprises the first all-women executive team to lead Massachusetts. The Healey-Driscoll administration is committed to expanding access to community colleges, including making community college free for all Massachusetts residents age 25 and older. Prior to her tenure as Mayor of Salem for 17 years, Driscoll had a long and successful career in local government, serving the Cities of Chelsea and Beverly, and is a proud graduate of Salem State University


North Shore Community College (NSCC) serves 26 cities and towns along the MA North Shore with campuses in Lynn and Danvers. Founded in 1965, NSCC delivers post-secondary education to more than 7,100 credit students in over 60 programs of study in an academic year, and an additional 2,200 noncredit students. The College also provides lifelong learning opportunities to more than 640,000 area residents through workforce development training to businesses and individuals, cultural enrichment activities, and community development resources.  For more information, visit



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