A total of 1,301 students were granted degrees from West Virginia University in December.

WVU graduates in December came from 18 different countries and 34 different states. A total of 730 of those graduates were from West Virginia; 571 were from outside the state; 48 were international students.

Graduates and their families were recognized at a convocation ceremony on Dec. 11, 2011. Laurie Badzek, a professor and director of the Appalachian Quality of Life Institute in the WVU School of Nursing at the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, was the keynote speaker of the event. For more information on the ceremony: http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/n/2011/12/11/wvu-s-december-convoction-94-feet-from-student-to-graduate.

To view the archived webcast of the convocation ceremony, visit: http://graduation.wvu.edu/convocation/webcast.

(ATTENTION MEDIA: West Virginia University’s Graduation List is available online at http://www.nis.wvu.edu/gradslist/. To find the students from your circulation area, click on a state. West Virginia students are searchable by county. Highlight the information you want – then copy and paste it to a new document. The online database is compatible with most computer systems. However, if you have problems accessing the information, contact Tony Dobies, WVU University Relations/News, at 304-293-5510 or Anthony.Dobies@mail.wvu.edu for assistance.)



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