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VCU to celebrate fall commencement Saturday

12/7/2023, 6 p.m.
Sethuraman Panchanathan, Ph.D., director of the National Science Foundation, will deliver the keynote address when Virginia Commonwealth University celebrates its ...
Dr. Panchanathan

Sethuraman Panchanathan, Ph.D., director of the National

Science Foundation, will deliver the keynote address when Virginia Commonwealth University celebrates its December commencement on Saturday, Dec. 9.

The ceremony will start at 10 a.m. at the Stuart C. Siegel Center, 1200 W. Broad St. The university also will host an assortment of in-person graduation ceremonies at the department, school and college levels. VCU has approximately 2,500 August and December graduates, representing 31 states and 31 countries. The total includes 560 first-generation graduates.

Sethuraman Panchanathan, Ph.D., who has been director of the National Science Foundation since 2020, will deliver the commencement keynote address.

The universitywide commencement broadcast will stream at vcu.edu. For more details about commencement, visit commencement.vcu.edu. More information about unit-level events can be found at commencement.vcu.edu/departmental-ceremony/.

Doors will open for guests for the universitywide ceremony at 9 a.m. No tickets are required.