The University will host a series of individual, personalized ceremonies for each school and college at a variety of venues on the Evansdale Campus and around Morgantown, including the WVU Coliseum, Creative Arts Center and Morgantown Event Center from May 11-13.
Students and their families are encouraged to visit the Commencement website http://graduation.wvu.edu/ for event updates, as well as information about photography, lodging and traditions.
Many of the ceremonies will be webcast online at http://webcast.wvu.edu/.
Information on the individual Commencement ceremonies and their speakers, if one was selected, follow.
Friday, May 11
Honors Convocation, Creative Arts Center, WVU alumnus and IT Systems engineer at Federal Aviation Administration Myles Roberts will speak.
Saturday, May 12
School of Dentistry, Morgantown Event Center, President of the WVU Dental Alumni Association Andrea Schwing Kuhn DDS.
Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism, Creative Arts Center, Honorary Degree recipient and publisher of Ogden Newspapers Inc. G. Ogden Nutting.
School of Nursing, Morgantown Event Center, Editor of Nursing Education Perspectives Joyce J. Fitzpatrick Ph.D., MBA, RN, FAAN.
Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, Coliseum, Honorary Degree recipient and President and CEO at Bayer Corp. and Bayer MaterialScience LLC Greg Babe.
School of Pharmacy, Morgantown Event Center, professor and distinguished chair in Clinical Pharmacy Arthur I. Jacknowitz, Pharm. D.
College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts Center, 1996 Creative Arts alumna and renowned drummer and percussionist Allison Miller.
College of Business and Economics, Coliseum, WVU alumnus and President and CEO of F.N.B. Wealth Management Kim Craig.
Sunday, May 13
School of Medicine (M.D., Ph.D.), Morgantown Event Center, West Virginia native and former president of the American Medical Association Nancy H. Nielson, M.D., Ph.D.
Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, Coliseum, WVU alumnus and President and CEO of the American Feed Industry Association Joel G. Newman.
Eberly College of Arts and Sciences (Master and Ph.D.), Creative Arts Center, director of the Master of Fine Arts program Mark Brazaitis.
School of Medicine (Professional Programs), Morgantown Event Center, Nobel Prize winning humanitarian Dr. Richard Heinzl.
Eberly College of Arts and Sciences (Undergraduate), Coliseum, Dean of the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Robert Jones.
College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, Creative Arts Center, former WVU athlete and college and NFL coach George Henshaw.
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