In-person Commencement Held on May 8
The Class of 2021 graduated in a ceremony at 10 a.m. with 226 diplomas received, and a celebration was held for the Class of 2020 at 2 p.m. Guests adhered to health and safety guidelines and the ceremonies were live-streamed.
“We were thrilled to be able to have an in-person commencement ceremony to safely celebrate our accomplished graduates,” said President Dr. John W. Wells. “Our students have persevered through a trying time, and we are proud of their achievements.”
A series of recognition ceremonies were held on Friday, May 7, sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
See the next issue of the E&H Magazine Extra for complete coverage of Commencement.
- E&H students and faculty joined more than 35 colleges and universities to take part in the nation’s largest deliberative democracy event for young people. The virtual event hosted by Stanford University, Berggruen Institute, and Equal Citizens brought 1,500 young people together for democratic deliberation, rather than partisan debate.Read More
- Anna Fuller, a senior at Emory & Henry who interned at the Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems, Alianza de Salud, asked her fellow Spanish students to volunteer at the drive-through health fair in May. Community members received free health screenings and other health services.Read More