Brown University’s 251st Commencement held Sunday

Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Brown University’s 251st Commencement was held on Sunday concluding a busy weekend of events that brought more than 10,000 people to College Hill.

Actor John Krasinki, a graduate of the class of 2001, addressed the University’s undergraduate Class of 2019 on the College Green.

Krasinki is well-known for his role a Jim on the hit series “The Office.”

He was among seven people to receive an honorary degree for achieving great distinction in their fields.  Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns was also a recipient.

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