• Commencement 2016

    The University of Charleston’s December Commencement will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 4, in Riggleman Hall’s Geary Auditorium, as 72 graduates will receive diplomas.

    The graduates represent the Charleston campus, Beckley location and online students. Of the 72 graduates, 34 will receive an undergraduate degree, and 38 will receive a graduate degree. 

    Commencement speaker will be Steven M. Rubin, President of JBS Resources LLC – Penn Avenue Holdings, LLC, and an adjunct professor in the University of Charleston MBA program. 

    Rubin owns and/operates LLC’s involved in oil and gas, real estate, and financial organizations. He provides advisory services to multiple entities, including law firms, banks and other companies.

    He serves on a variety of boards, including the BBT Advisory Board, the B’nai Jacob Synagogue Board -Chair Investment Committee;  Charleston Area Alliance-Vice Chairman; Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Investment Committee; Edgewood Summit Board –Secretary; Chairman- Public Courts Tournament-Scholarship Committee; Chair Steering Committee –United Jewish Communities 2016.

    Dr. Edwin Welch, President of the University of Charleston, will also speak during the ceremony, and the University Singers will perform.

    Download the Commencement Program.