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Peyton Manning to address U.Va. 2014 graduates

Denver Broncos quarterback and Super Bowl champion Peyton Manning will be the keynote speaker for the University of Virginia's 2014 valedictory exercises.

Saturday - 10/05/2013, 06:13pm EDT

Tags: uva, Peyton Manning

Kerry to deliver remarks at U.Va

Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver his first foreign policy speech at the University of Virginia since joining President Barack Obama's Cabinet.

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 01:34pm EST

Tags: John Kerry, UVa.

Michelle Obama says she admires Va Tech grads

First lady Michelle Obama said during a commencement speech Friday that she admired Virginia Tech's resilience in the face of violence on the campus violence, including the 2007 massacre that left 33 dead.

Friday - 05/11/2012, 04:14pm EDT

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Commencement speakers in Va. stirring complaints

Commencement speakers at some Virginia universities are not sitting well with some on campus.

Sunday - 04/29/2012, 04:17pm EDT

Tags: mitt romney, Liberty University, Bob McDonnell, University of Richmond, Christopher Newport University,

Va. US Sen. Warner to speak at VaTech commencement

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner will be Virginia Tech's spring commencement speaker.

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 10:38am EST

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CNU taps McDonnell for graduation, drawing protest

Christopher Newport University's selection of Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell as its spring commencement speaker is drawing opposition.

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 11:45am EST

Tags: Christopher Newport University, Gov. Bob McDonnell,