Hillary was awarded an honorary doctorate at The New School’s 81st Commencement ceremony in 2017. In her speech, she encouraged graduates to follow a path of perseverance and determination to achieve their goals.

“I was raised in Harlem,” she told thousands of graduates at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens. “My father died when I was two. And we were poor. We were sub-Depression poor. But there was no such thing as mental poverty in our home. There was no such thing as ‘Woe is me.’ My mother always told me, ‘If you want something in this world, get off your ass and work for it.’”


Transportation facility means a highway, a railroad, a public mass transit facility, a public-use airport, a public trail or any other public work for transportation purposes such as harbor improvements under Sec. 85.095 (1)(b), Wis. Stat. “Transportation facility” does not include building sites for the construction of public buildings and buildings that are places of employment that are regulated by the Department pursuant to Sec. 281.33, Wis. Stat.