PVCC Announces 48th Commencement Exercises – A Virtual Graduation Ceremony and Drive-Through Celebration to Honor the Class of 2021

Charlottesville, Va. – April 12, 2021 – Piedmont Virginia Community College will hold its 48th Commencement Exercises on Friday, May 14, 2021, at 3:00 p.m., honoring the Class of 2021. The virtual graduation ceremony will be streamed via YouTube Live.  The ceremony will include messages from fellow PVCC classmates, faculty, staff and leadership.
The virtual ceremony will be followed by a 5:00-6:00 p.m. drive-through celebration on the main campus, during which time students can safely proceed through campus in their automobiles, be celebrated by faculty and staff, and receive special graduate totes that include diploma covers, alumni keepsakes and commemorative items. Students will also have the option to have a graduation photo taken during the drive-through.

“Commencement is a very special time for our students and their families. It is a celebration and a recognition of their hard work. This year, given the pandemic, it is also a celebration of their persistence and resilience. I am so pleased that PVCC will hold both a virtual commencement and a drive-through celebration to recognize their accomplishments,” shared PVCC President Frank Friedman.

For additional information about the virtual commencement and on-campus celebration visit www.pvcc.edu/graduation.  

About Piedmont Virginia Community College
Established in 1972, Piedmont Virginia Community College is a nonresidential two-year institution of higher education that serves Central Virginia – principally, residents of the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. PVCC is one of 23 community colleges in Virginia that comprise the Virginia Community College System. PVCC is committed to providing access to a college education for all who can benefit, an opportunity for each student to reach her/his potential, and excellence in all programs and services. Visit www.pvcc.edu.

Susian Brooks
Director, Marketing and Media Relations
434.961.6574 | sbrooks@pvcc.edu


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