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2023 Commencement Celebration


CLASS OF 2023 WITH grads below


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Celebrate West Virginia University's newest alumni! WVU's commencement ceremonies fill three days with joy, hugs, hope and celebration. Here's to the Class of 2023! Let's go!

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WVU students celebrate commencement with decorated mortarboards.

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WVU President Gordon Gee greets graduating students on his way into one of the University's 14 commencement ceremonies. Gee takes a quiet moment to read his speech.

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Students from the WVU School of Medicine, Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, the College of Applied Human Sciences and the Reed College of Media.

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Graduates take the stage, greeted by Provost Maryanne Reed and Dr. Clay Marsh, executive dean of Health Sciences. Time for hugs all around.

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Let those celebrations begin!

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Graduates from the WVU School of Public Health, College of Law and the School of Medicine receive their degrees.

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Graduates from the College of Applied Human Sciences, the College of Creative Arts, the John Chambers School of Business and Economics and the Reed College of Media.

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Happy families capture memories of commencement at WVU.

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