Congratulations, Class of 2023!

On a beautiful weekend marked by sunny skies and seasonably mild temperatures, thousands of family, friends and mentors gathered to celebrate the graduates of the Longwood University Class of 2023.

The featured speakers at both Commencement ceremonies— author and columnist John Feinstein at Saturday’s undergraduate ceremony and former speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates Kirk Cox at Friday’s graduate ceremony—urged the more than 1,000 graduates to lead full lives of passion and consequence.

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Graduate walks across the stage at Commencement 2023