HAMILTON – Congressman Antonio Delgado, D-19, will give the commencement address at his alma mater, Colgate University, this Sunday, May 19, the college announced today.
A 1999 graduate of the college, Delgado majored in philosophy and political science, graduating magna cum laude and earning Phi Beta Kappa membership.
He attended Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship, receiving a second degree in the school’s Philosophy, Politics, and Economics program, then returned to the United States to earn his JD from Harvard Law School in 2005.
This morning, he tweeted a photo of his own graduation with the caption, “My time at @colgateuniv helped shape the person I am today. It was where I developed my love of philosophy & desire for a greater understanding of the world around us. Honored to deliver the commencement address on Sunday.
#TBT to ’99 at my own graduation!”