The Savannah College of Art and Design has announced that two-time Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank will address the largest graduating class in the school's history on June 1. She will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters.
SCAD will also present honorary doctorates of humane letters to Ellen Bolch, president and CEO of THA Group and Dustin Yellin, a contemporary artist and founder of the New York-based Pioneer Works.
Acclaimed playwright and actress Danai Gurira will address graduates at the university's Atlanta campus. Gurira most recently starred in "Black Panther."
More than 2,600 graduates will cross the stage in Savannah, Atlanta and Hong Kong.