WVU Commencement celebrates student successes, new beginnings

16 Dec 2023


Resilient and fueled by passion and purpose, nearly 2,700 West Virginia University graduates are ready for the next chapters in their lives following two Commencement ceremonies Saturday (Dec. 16) at the Coliseum.

“Commencement means beginning, but a current box office success suggested another word fitting for this occasion — ‘renaissance,’” WVU President Gordon Gee told the graduates. “French for ‘rebirth,’ this word evokes the challenges you have overcome while pursuing your education, as well as the excitement in moving past them into a new phase.

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