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Spring 2016 Commencement Ceremonies

Fall 2015 Commencement Ceremonies

Spring 2015 Commencement Ceremonies

Fall 2014 Commencement Ceremonies

Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremonies

  • Video: Best Day of My Life
  • Video: Class of 2014 Most Memorable Moments
  • Photos: 2014 Spring Commencement
  • Video: One last jump to "Enter Sandman"
  • Video: Gov. Terry McAuliffe remarks
  • Video: 2014 Spring University Ceremony
  • Video: 2014 Spring Graduate School Ceremony
  • Download: Spring 2014 Commencement Guide  | Program

Fall 2013 Commencement Ceremonies

Spring 2013 Commencement

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Fall 2012 Commencement

University Ceremony:

  • Video: 2012 Fall Commencement Ceremony keynote speaker Annie Hesp
  • Video: Watch the full ceremony

Graduate Ceremony:

  • Video: Remarks from Virginia Tech President Charles W. Steger
  • Video: Remarks from graduate student speaker Katelin Shugart-Schmidt
  • Video: Watch the full ceremony

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Spring 2012 Commencement

University Ceremony:

  • Download: 2012 Spring Program
  • Video: Full video of the Spring 2012 Commencement Ceremony
    • Highlights from the ceremony
    • Address from First lady Michelle Obama
    • Address from U.S. Sen. Mark Warner
  • Photo gallery: Images from the 2012 University Commencement Ceremony
  • Download speeches:
    • Address from First lady Michelle Obama
    • Address from U.S. Sen. Mark Warner

Graduate Ceremony:

  • Full video of the 2012 Spring Graduate Ceremony
  • Images from the 2012 Spring Graduate Ceremony
  • Download speech: Address from Senior Vice President and Provost Mark G. McNamee

National Capital Region Ceremony:

  • Download speech: Address from Virginia Secretary of Education Laura Fornash

Fall 2011 Commencement

 

Photos: 2011 Fall Commencement

University Ceremony:

Graduate Ceremony:

  • Video: Jaan Holt's address at 2011 fall Graduate School Commencement  
  • Remarks by Jaan Holt (PDF)

Spring 2011 Commencement

Graduate Ceremony:

University Ceremony:

Remarks and speeches

Fall 2010 Commencement

University Ceremony:

Graduate School Ceremony:

Spring 2010 Commencement

University Ceremony:

  • Download: 2010 Spring Program
  • Video: Gov. Robert McDonnell's 2010 Commencement speech
  • Audio: Gov. Robert McDonnell's 2010 Commencement speech
  • Video: Scenes from the 2010 University Commencement Ceremony

Graduate School Ceremony: 

  • Video: Stephan Bieri's speech at the 2010 Graduate School Commencement Ceremony
  • Audio: Stephan Bieri's remarks

More:  Images from the 2010 Spring Commencement

Fall 2009 Commencement

University Ceremony:

  • Download: 2009 Fall Program
  • 2009 Fall Commencement video: Rosemary Blieszner
  • 2009 Fall Commencement audio: Rosemary Blieszner

Graduate School Ceremony:

  • 2009 Fall Commencement video: Elsa A. Murano
  • 2009 Fall Commencement audio: Elsa A. Murano

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Spring 2009 Commencement

University Ceremony

  • Video: 2009 Spring Commencement
  • Images from the commencement ceremonies

More:  Video: Gen. Lance L. Smith delivers the 2009 Spring Commencement address

Fall 2008 Commencement

University Ceremony: 

  • Video: Alumni Distinguished Professor Gary Downey speaks at the undergraduate ceremony

Graduate Ceremony: 

  • Video: Charles Lunsford Professor of Civil Engineering Marc Edwards speaks at the graduate ceremony

Related story: Gary Downey, Marc Edwards to deliver keynote addresses at 2008 Fall Commencement ceremonies

Spring 2008 Commencement

University Ceremony:

Related story: NBC News anchor/correspondent and Virginia Tech alumna Hoda Kotb to deliver 2008 University Commencement address

Fall 2007 Commencement

University Ceremony:

Graduate School Ceremony:

Related story: E. Scott Geller, Michael F. Hochella to deliver keynote addresses at 2007 Fall Commencement ceremonies

Spring 2007 Commencement

University Ceremony:

  • Read: President Charles W. Steger's special remarks
  • Audio: President Charles W. Steger's special remarks
  • Read: General John Philip Abizaid's address
  • Audio: General John Philip Abizaid's address

Graduate School Ceremony:

  • Read: Dr. Alberto Bustani's Graduate ceremony address