Watch the Entire Celebration

Northern Vermont University hosted a special celebration virtually this year on May 16 at 11 a.m. for our graduates. You can watch the entire event below.

Watch the entire celebration

From the Event

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The Alma Mater

NVU Johnson Chorale

Members of the NVU Johnson Chorale, old and new, have come together to perform our Alma Mater. Each member represents one year since the establishment fo the Vermont State Colleges System in 1961, 59 years ago. In celebration of our institution and our graduates, we invite you to sing along.

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Elaine C. Collins

Message from the President

Elaine C. Collins, President of Northern Vermont University

President Elaine Collins welcomes students and families to this virtual event. She wishes the graduates well on their journey, asking them to remember everything they learned during their time at Northern Vermont University.

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Nolan Atkins

Message from the Provost

Nolan Atkins, Provost of Northern Vermont University

Provost Nolan Atkins shares his thoughts and well wishes with the Class of 2020. He reminds graduates of high-impact experiences that helped prepare them for their futures.

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Community Messages for Graduates

Alumni, faculty, and staff

We asked alumni, faculty, and staff to share messages for the Class of 2020. Here are a few words of wisdom and congratulations from the NVU community to help you navigate your experiences beyond NVU.

More messages for the graduates
Steven Malo

Welcome to the NVU Johnson Alumni Association

Steven Malo '94, President of the NVU Johnson Alumni Council

Steven Malo officially welcomes the Class of 2020 into the NVU Johnson Alumni Association.

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Graduate Names

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Virtual Program

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Download List of Names

Save a digital copy of the graduate names for the Class of 2020.

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Senior Slideshow