SPEAKER 1: To my enormously supportive parents.
SPEAKER 2: Mom and dad.
SPEAKER 3: My family.
SPEAKER 4: My auntie.
SPEAKER 5: To Aunt B.
SPEAKER 4: To Uncle Philip, Uncle Sam, my dad, my family, and everyone who was at my graduation--
ALL: Thank you.
SPEAKER 3: [NON-ENGLISH SPEECH]
SPEAKER 6: Grazie.
SPEAKER 7: Thank you
SPEAKER 4: [NON-ENGLISH SPEECH]
SPEAKER 8: Merci.
SPEAKER 7: For all your love and support these past years at Cornell.
SPEAKER 5: For acting like an adviser over the past four years.
SPEAKER 9: Listening to me vent and complain.
SPEAKER 10: For supporting me, even 1600 miles away.
SPEAKER 6: For a late-night phone calls and always knowing what advice to give me.
SPEAKER 11: For supporting me all the way from Georgia.
SPEAKER 1: For never giving up on me when I said I wasn't going to turn in my paper.
SPEAKER 4: For all of your support, and for listening to me.
SPEAKER 3: For supporting me both emotionally and financially, especially when the cost of studying abroad is really high.
SPEAKER 12: For supporting me throughout my college education.
SPEAKER 13: [NON-ENGLISH SPEECH]
SPEAKER 14: To my parents and my sister.
SPEAKER 6: To my sister, Luna.
SPEAKER 5: My brother, Nick.
SPEAKER 2: To my sisters, Paige and Jessica.
SPEAKER 15: Thank you.
SPEAKER 8: Thank you.
SPEAKER 2: For countless late-night Snapchats.
SPEAKER 5: For being one of my role models-- even though you're younger, you still provide me a lot of support, and I truly appreciate that.
SPEAKER 16: For standing by my side in every new challenge I face. I wouldn't be here without your never-ending support.
SPEAKER 6: For being my role model and always Snapchatting me pictures of warmer weather.
SPEAKER 5: For letting me vent to you-- call you any hour of the night.
SPEAKER 4: For all of your sacrifices-- I miss you, and I hope I made you proud.
SPEAKER 17: For always coming to visit me.
SPEAKER 18: To my grandpa.
SPEAKER 6: To my grandma.
SPEAKER 18: Thank you.
SPEAKER 18: For starting a Cornell family.
SPEAKER 6: For always knowing my change of address and sending me the best letters and care packages.
ALL: To our friends.
SPEAKER 15: To Luke Opid.
SPEAKER 2: To Rebecca, and [INAUDIBLE].
SPEAKER 12: To our friend--
SPEAKER 12: Caroline Benett.
SPEAKER 19: Samantha Philipps.
SPEAKER 3: Friends in Hong Kong and LA.
ALL: To each other.
SPEAKER 15: Patrick O'Neill.
SPEAKER 20: To my polo
SPEAKER 1: To Ali.
SPEAKER 2: To Cornell Undergraduate Veterans Association.
SPEAKER 3: To my squash team.
SPEAKER 4: To my boyfriend, Ismael.
SPEAKER 5: Thank you.
SPEAKER 6: Gracias.
SPEAKER 1: For being the best vice president possible.
SPEAKER 7: For helping me smile and love when Cornell sometimes get me down.
SPEAKER 8: For always studying with me.
SPEAKER 2: For watching every single House of Cards episode with me and every single Godfather movie.
SPEAKER 9: For always knowing how to make me laugh, even from across the country.
BOTH: For being the reason we're friends.
SPEAKER 10: For all of our study dates and laughter.
SPEAKER 4: For tolerating high highs and low lows, sometimes all in one day.
SPEAKER 2: For being my battle buddy through this last semester.
SPEAKER 3: For keeping me sane during course enroll since freshman year.
SPEAKER 11: To have somebody to sit next to in every class.
SPEAKER 12: And for late-night study sessions in Mann Library.
ALL: For laughing till we cry.
SPEAKER 2: For being my family away from home.
ALL: Thank you!
SPEAKER 13: Thank you
SPEAKER 14: Thank you.
SPEAKER 15: To the communication department.
SPEAKER 14: To the communication department
ALL: For always supporting us.
SPEAKER 14: For giving a nervous transferal a place to call home.
SPEAKER 5: To Andrea Pogue
SPEAKER 1: To Andrea.
SPEAKER 16: To Andrea Pogue.
SPEAKER 9: To Andrea.
SPEAKER 17: To Andrea.
SPEAKER 6: To Andrea Pogue.
SPEAKER 16: Thank you.
SPEAKER 9: For always responding to my emails within five minutes, even when I was a scared freshman.
SPEAKER 5: Helping me with the transfer process. I was super scared when I first got here, and you helped me through.
SPEAKER 17: For helping me figure out what it means to get a job and where to start.
ALL: For helping us be called hashtag onecommunity.
SPEAKER 6: For helping me my freshman and sophomore year with every question that I had.
SPEAKER 16: For the countless times you've been there for me, whether it have been through group meet, email, all hours of the night, Andrea, I couldn't have done anything without you. Thank you.
SPEAKER 2: To Professors Sahara and Chris Byrne.
SPEAKER 16: For Professor Christopher Byrne.
SPEAKER 18: The Byrne family.
SPEAKER 6: To Sahara Byrne.
SPEAKER 14: Thank you.
SPEAKER 2: For reminding me that I deserve to be here.
SPEAKER 19: For wonderful New York and LA trips.
SPEAKER 6: For always being there when I needed you and for encouraging me to study abroad two semesters.
SPEAKER 16: For being a Patriots fan. I enjoy talking with you about the games during office hours. I loved it.
SPEAKER 2: For letting me cry in your office during stressful times.
SPEAKER 18: For always chatting with me in your office.
SPEAKER 20: To Professor Lee Humphreys.
SPEAKER 11: To my thesis advisor, Lee Humphreys.
SPEAKER 14: Lee Humphreys.
SPEAKER 17: Professor Humphreys.
ALL: Thank you!
SPEAKER 21: For being our first communication teacher.
SPEAKER 11: For holding my hand every step of the way through my thesis.
SPEAKER 14: For making me a published co-author, a strategic thinker, and for making me want to be an amazing professor and mentor just like you.
SPEAKER 20: I wouldn't have discovered my passion for research, and I wouldn't have been able to complete my thesis without you.
SPEAKER 22: For listening to in your offices all the time.
SPEAKER 16: To Professor Brooke Duffy.
SPEAKER 19: Professor Brooke Duffy.
SPEAKER 23: For being my mom away from home.
SPEAKER 19: For making our days better with the pictures of your cats and roosters.
SPEAKER 14: For giving me a college experience and a life that I could have only imagined.
SPEAKER 7: To Professor Jodi Cohen.
SPEAKER 22: To Amelia and Jodi.
SPEAKER 4: There's Jodi Cohen and Elizabeth Meyer.
SPEAKER 1: To Jodi.
SPEAKER 13: To all the great professors in the Comm Department and especially my advisor Jodi.
SPEAKER 1: Thank you.
SPEAKER 17: For helping me know what it means to be a teaching assistant.
SPEAKER 7: For being the most friendliest, nicest, and most resourceful advisor I could ever ask for.
SPEAKER 13: For the incredible gift that was my Cornell experience.
SPEAKER 1: For teaching us how to speak our minds.
SPEAKER 17: Thank you.
SPEAKER 16: To Professor Poppy McLeod.
SPEAKER 15: My experience in the major would not have been the same, and I would not have been able to complete my honest research project without you. Thank you.
SPEAKER 7: For allowing me to work with you under your lab.
SPEAKER 16: To Professor Jonathan Schuldt.
SPEAKER 1: To Professor Schuldt.
SPEAKER 17: To Professor Schuldt.
SPEAKER 6: Thank you.
SPEAKER 1: For making an 8:40 a class I actually want to go to.
SPEAKER 17: For all the times you let me in your office when no one else would.
SPEAKER 7: Thank you.
SPEAKER 18: To Shane, the receptionist.
SPEAKER 21: To Professor Bazarova.
SPEAKER 17: To Professor Chambliss.
SPEAKER 1: To Professor Schrader.
SPEAKER 16: To Professor Andrea Stevenson Won.
SPEAKER 9: To my professor Flaminia Cervesi.
SPEAKER 17: To Professor Anita Duffy.
SPEAKER 18: To Drew Margolin.
SPEAKER 21: For keeping my life in order.
SPEAKER 9: For encouraging me to study abroad and giving me opportunities in Italy that I never would have had.
SPEAKER 18: For always keeping candy on your desk.
SPEAKER 22: For being a great advisor.
SPEAKER 4: For adopting me in Rome and keeping me under your wing.
SPEAKER 6: For giving us hands-on application to the things we learned in Cases and Comm and for teaching me about virtual reality.
SPEAKER 19: For giving me an engaging research experience.
SPEAKER 4: For your support and enthusiasm for both majors and including most especially the arts.
KATE SNOW: Hey, there. Kate Snow here at NBC News. I remember the day when I was in your seat, ecstatic but also super anxious about my future. Well, I'm a journalist now, but there is no one route to your ultimate goal and maybe there's no one ultimate goal either. I wish you guys the best of luck in your future endeavors and congratulations, Cornell Communication Class of 2018, that sounds pretty good. Keep in touch.
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Our graduating Class of 2018 expresses their thanks to the people who helped them along the way, with a special shout-out from NBC's Kate Snow '91. Congratulations, Class of 2018, and thank you for bringing so much joy to the #CornellComm community. Keep in touch! #Cornell2018