Fall 2023
Commencement Program

–  December 12, 2023  –

1pm Afternoon and 5pm Evening

Congratulations to the Valencia College Graduating Class

Commencement Program

 

Spring Commencement Ceremony

May 5, 2024
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Recordings of the commencement ceremonies will be available to view on May 15, 2024.

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Special Message for our Graduates

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Commencement Agenda

Afternoon Ceremony begins at 1pm EST

Evening Ceremony begins at 5pm EST

Section Presenter

The Processional, Platform Party and Faculty

Pomp and Circumstance

Elgar
Welcome Dr. Kathleen Plinske
President
Commendation from District Board of Trustees 1:00pm Mr. Michael A. Sasso
Vice Chair, District Board of Trustees
Commendation from District Board of Trustees 5:00pm Ms. Beth Smith
Chair, District Board of Trustees
Introduction of Platform Party Dr. Isis Artze-Vega
Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs
Recognition of Faculty and Staff Dr. Isis Artze-Vega
Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs
Recognition of Honors Graduates Dr. Isis Artze-Vega
Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs
Recognition of Bachelors Gradutes 1:00pm Dr. Jennifer Lawhon
President, Collegewide Faculty Association
Recognition of Bachelors Gradutes 5:00pm Professor Chris Borglum
Vice President, Collegewide Faculty Association
Recognition of Distinguished Graduate and Alumni Welcome Mr. Brad Pierce ’97
Board Member, Valencia College Foundation
Commencement Address Ms. Andrea Silva
Summer / Fall 2023 Distinguished Graduate
Presentation of Graduates Dr. Kathleen Plinske
President

Conferring of Degrees

 

Ms. Beth Smith, Chair

Mr. Michael A. Sasso Vice Chair

Mr. John Davis, Trustee

Mr. Angel de la Portilla, Trustee

Ms. Daisy Lopez-Cid, Trustee

Mr. John Martinez, Trustee

Ms. Tracey Stockwell, Trustee

Dr. Jennifer Lawhon, President, Collegewide Faculty Association

Professor Chris Borglum, Vice President, Collegewide Faculty Association

Dr. Kathleen Plinske
President
Closing Remarks Dr. Lesley Frederick
Vice President, Student Affairs
The Recessional Fall 2023 Graduates
The audience is requested to remain seated until the graduate and faculty recessional has left the arena.