Transylvania on Saturday will honor the 179 graduating seniors in its Class of 2020 during a virtual commencement.
Transylvania is arranging a virtual commencement for May 23 at 9 a.m. The school plans to have an in-person ceremony whenever it’s safe.
The school plans to honor its graduating students, who are wrapping up their senior year with remote learning, during an in-person ceremony later on a date to be determined and through several virtual events next month.
The 2019 Senior Awards recognize achievement in academics, leadership and campus involvement.
The student speaker at this year’s commencement was Presli Neal, a first-generation college student from Lexington.
Deogratias Niyizonkiza, founder and CEO, Village Health Works in Burundi was the 2019 Transylvania University commencement speaker.
More than 200 graduates crossed the stage in front of the university’s iconic Old Morrison administration building to receive their Bachelor of Arts degrees, while family and friends celebrated their many accomplishments.
Graduating seniors can benefit from the illumination of professors and alumni who have been there before—and are more than happy to pass on the light.
The university will celebrate 229 of its graduating seniors as they embark on their new lives beginning Saturday morning, May 25 at 9 a.m. on Old Morrison’s lawn.
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Alvin R. “Pete” Carpenter, former CSX Transportation president and CEO, will deliver Transylvania University’s commencement address on Saturday, May 26, as the university celebrates its 2018 graduates. Carpenter is a 1964 Transylvania alumnus and served on the school’s Board of Trustees from 1993-2000. The Kentucky native now lives in Jacksonville, Fla. Carpenter and his…