Commencement Features Author Terré Holmes as Keynote Speaker

April 4, 2014

Terre Holmes

Inspirational speaker Terré Holmes will deliver the keynote address at Indiana Tech’s Commencement on May 17.

The university expects more than 650 students from all Indiana Tech locations to participate in the ceremony at 10:30 a.m. May 17 at Memorial Coliseum. The degrees conferred at the ceremony range from associate degrees to doctorates.

Holmes has more than 20 years of experience as a teacher, speaker and author. She uses her personal story of growing up with two drug-addicted parents to teach people how to forgive and move on. She engages her audiences through her dynamic stage presence and makes them think and plan for their own success.

Through writing, speaking, and coaching, Holmes strives to help people improve their personal and professional relationships.
Holmes has taught in Cleveland, Chicago, New York, and Abu Dhabi, UAE. She currently teaches at Urban Prep Academy in Chicago, an all-boys high school. She has provided keynotes and workshops for The University of Akron’s Black Male Summit 2013, The University of Chicago Charter School, Fifth Third Bank, Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, and countless colleges and universities.

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