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College of Media celebrates May 2017 Commencement

Last week, Pulitzer-Prize winning College of Media alumna Margie Mason (BSJ, 1997)  shared words  of wisdom and inspiration with students at this year’s May Commencement Ceremony. Mason, a reporter for the Associated Press, acted as the event’s keynote speaker. She addressed nearly 300 College of Media graduates on May 12 at the WVU Coliseum.

During the ceremony, Mason was presented with an Honorary Doctorate of Letters for her achievement of international preeminence in her field and distinguished contributions to society.

Mason drew on personal experience to provide advice to the 2017 graduating class and encouraged students to take pride in their new alma mater.

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WVU commencement ceremonies to take place this weekend

West Virginia University will send more than 4,500 graduates into the world this weekend as commencement ceremonies take place in three venues for all 17 colleges and schools.

Of those 4,500 graduates, 3,083 will receive their undergraduate degrees or certificates, 915 their master’s degrees and 531 have earned their doctorates.

Reed College of Media’s graduates will be the first to turn their tassels Friday (May 12) at 9 a.m. in the WVU Coliseum.

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