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May 2021 Commencement

VCU’s College of Humanities and Sciences held three in-person graduation ceremonies on Saturday, May 15 at Cary Street Field.

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Ceremony 1

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Forensic Science
  • Math
  • Military Science and Leadership
  • Physics
  • Statistical Sciences and Operations Research
  • Interdisciplinary Science

The speaker for this ceremony was Denise Walters, a strategy and operations leader for the Analytical, Microbiology, Product Chemistry, and Stability Team at Glaxo Smith Klein Consumer Healthcare.

Ceremony 2

  • Kinesiology and Health Sciences
  • Psychology

The speaker for this ceremony was Anh (“Bao”) Nguyen Zarndt, a lead science policy analyst at the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products.

Ceremony 3

  • African American Studies
  • English
  • Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies
  • History
  • Liberal Studies for Early and Elementary Education
  • Media, Art and Text (MATX)
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Robertson School
  • Sociology
  • World Studies

The speaker for this ceremony was Jesse Vaughan, the Emmy-award winning chief marketing and communications officer for the Richard Bland College of William & Mary.