Around this time each year, American universities call upon CEOs, top government officials, famous authors and others who've reached the top of their fields to explain to college graduates how they did it. That explanation usually comes in the form of a commencement speech, which may or may not be made into a fantastic short film later on.
The founders of Stonyfield and Chobani yogurts will deliver speeches, as will the founders of Dropbox, Facebook and Priceline, and Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke.
Check out the lineup below:
Steven Wozniak - UC Berkeley
Steven Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Inc., will speak at the University of California, Berkeley<a href="http://www.dailycal.org/2013/02/26/apple-co-founder-named-keynote-speaker-of-2013-commencement/" target="_blank"> on May 18</a>.
Drew Houston - MIT
Drew Houston, CEO of Dropbox, will speak at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology <a href="http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2012/dropbox-ceo-alumnus-drew-houston-commencement-speaker-1113.html" target="_blank">on June 7</a>.
Chris Hughes - Georgia State University
The co-founder of Facebook and editor-in-chief and publisher of The New Republic will be speaking at Georgia State University on May 11.
Melinda Gates - Duke University
Melinda Gates of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will speak at <a href="http://today.duke.edu/2012/11/gatescommence" target="_blank">Duke University on May 12</a>.
Steve Case - UNC-Chapel Hill
Steve Case, co-founder of AOL, will <a href="http://uncnews.unc.edu/content/view/5650/68/" target="_blank">speak at University Of North Carolina-Chapel Hill</a> on May 12.
Ben Bernanke - Bard College At Simon's Rock
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will speak at Bard College at Simon's Rock <a href="http://simons-rock.edu/parents-families/commencement" target="_blank">on May 18</a>.
Jeff Hoffman - Bradley University
Jeff Hoffman, co-founder of ColorJar and Priceline, will speak at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., <a href="http://www.bradley.edu/about/news/article.dot?id=f4f35a13-9466-4d20-a957-32f15797aafb" target="_blank">on May 18</a>.
Hamdi Ulukaya - The Sage Colleges
Hamdi Ulukaya, founder and CEO of Chobani, will speak at the Sage Colleges in Troy, N.Y., <a href="http://www.sage.edu/newsevents/news/?story_id=281474" target="_blank">on May 18</a>.
Sheri McCoy - Stonehill College
Sherilyn S. McCoy, CEO of Avon Products, will speak at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., <a href="http://www.stonehill.edu/x28585.xml" target="_blank">on May 19</a>.
Gary Hirshberg - Franklin Pierce University
Gary Hirshberg, Stonyfield Farm chairman and Chelsea's Table founder, will speak at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, N.H., <a href="http://www.franklinpierce.edu/commencement.htm" target="_blank">on May 18</a>.