SUNY Delhi's 2024 commencement speaker has been announced, and people are positively losing their minds. Comments like "Oh my heart. I just wanna hug him and hear him say, you’re doing a good job, friend" and "as a 2013 alum, I'm incredibly jealous and so excited for this year's graduates. But do they even know him?" have been posted on the announcement.

The speaker is none other than Steve Burns, best known as the host of Blue's Clues on Nickelodeon for its first four seasons.

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Steve Burns, an Emmy-nominated actor, is best known for his role as "Steve" from Nickelodeon’s Blue’s Clues and the Paramount+ feature film Blue’s Big City Adventure. As a musician, he released the critically acclaimed album Songs For Dustmites and teamed up with Flaming Lips multi-instrumentalist Steven Drozd to record the album Foreverywhere under the name SteveNSteven. This album was adapted into an Audible Original audiobook in 2019, earning recognition as one of the best audiobooks of the year by Audible’s editors. Burns also wrote and performed the theme song for the hit ABC sitcom Young Sheldon, on which he is a recurring guest star.

Currently residing near Delhi, NY, Steve continues his decades-long career as a voice-over artist, and he writes and directs for "Blue’s Clues and You." After the commencement ceremony, Steve will be available for photos and autographs with graduates and guests.

A livestream of the commencement ceremony will be available at

Here's to SUNY Delhi's class of 2024, congrats to all graduates and their families!

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