A group of students in graduation regalia sitting and clapping
VCU has approximately 2,450 August and December graduates who will be honored as part of commencement activities this week. (Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

VCU to celebrate December commencement on Saturday

Rabia Kamara, VCU alum and winner of Ben & Jerry’s “Clash of the Cones,” will deliver the keynote address.

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Virginia Commonwealth University will celebrate its December commencement on Saturday.

VCU will hold commencement at 10 a.m. at the Stuart C. Siegel Center, 1200 W. Broad St. The university also will host an assortment of in-person graduation ceremonies at the department, school and college levels. VCU has approximately 2,450 August and December graduates.

VCU alum Rabia Kamara, winner of Ben & Jerry’s “Clash of the Cones” on the Food Network and the chef and owner of Ruby Scoops, will deliver the commencement keynote address.

The universitywide commencement broadcast will stream at vcu.edu. For more details about commencement, visit commencement.vcu.edu. More information about unit-level events can be found at commencement.vcu.edu/departmental-ceremony/. Doors will open for guests for the universitywide ceremony at 9 a.m. No tickets are required.