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Mindy Kaling gave a shout-out to a Dartmouth meme group in her commencement address, lol

Actress Mindy Kaling, a Dartmouth alumna, delivered the college’s commencement address on Sunday afternoon. You might have heard she was in Hanover this weekend, especially if you follow either Kaling or Dartmouth College on Twitter. The famous grad posted this pic outside her old dorm room on Saturday.

And then, on Sunday, she did something pretty epic: She acknowledged a Dartmouth meme Facebook group in her speech. Wigs flew.

Dartmouth Memes for Cold AF Teens, a collegiate meme group that actually is pretty dang funny, scored a shout-out from Kaling her address. From the speech (jump to 5:02 above if you wanna watch it go down):

I bet none of you remember a time before the internet. Hell, you probably don’t even remember a time before the Facebook page, “Dartmouth Memes for Cold AF Teens.” Yeah, yeah. I know about that. Made me feel like a real creep researching it. “Hello, I’m a 38‑year‑old woman who wants to join your teen Facebook group. It’s for research, I swear!”

In a post made to the meme group’s page shortly after, Class of 2020 student and group admin Luke Cuomo tagged Kaling and said, “Mindy, I will make you admin if you join the group.” He included a video excerpt of the moment Kaling mentioned the page.

The page’s banner and name also was changed to “Mindy Kaling Ultimate Fan Club” in honor of the recognition.

It’s Mindy’s world, we’re all just living in it. #living

Actor, writer and comedian Mindy Kaling delivers the main address at the Dartmouth College Commencement on Sunday, June 10, 2018, in Hanover, N.H. Kaling graduated from the Ivy League school in 2001. (Jennifer Hauck/The Valley News via AP)

RELATED: Check out the Valley News‘ full coverage of Dartmouth’s commencement ceremony here.

Mindy Kaling will deliver Dartmouth’s commencement address in June

Actress Mindy Kaling attends the Hulu 2017 Upfront Presentation at La Sirena on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Award-winning actress, writer and producer Mindy Kaling will deliver the Dartmouth College 2018 commencement address in June, the school announced today. (Click through to read more at the Valley News website, and find a full story in Thursday’s paper.)

I’m currently in the midst of a Mindy Project binge on Hulu so let me just say …


Kaling follows several other TV personalities who have delivered addresses in recent years, including Jake Tapper in 2017, Shonda Rhimes in 2014 and Conan O’Brien in 2011. 

Conan was one of three Dartmouth speakers on NPR’s list —  first published in May 2014 and updated in July 2015 — of the best commencement speeches, ever. The list includes 350 speeches dating back to 1774. The others from Dartmouth were Fred Rogers, aka Mr. Rogers, in 2002, and Elie Wiesel, in 2006.

The full list of Dartmouth’s commencement speakers, plus a bunch of other facts, is here.

Watch Tapper’s, Rhimes’ and O’Brien’s speeches in the videos below.

RELATED: Mindy Kaling to Speak at Dartmouth Graduation