Summer 2014 BRCC’s 46th Commencement W With nearly 3,000 people in attendance, BRCC held its 46th commencement ceremony on May 10 at the Weyers Cave campus. More than 200 graduates crossed the stage to receive their diplomas with mothers, Dr. Stuart Porter leads the procession of eager BRCC graduates. fathers, sisters, brothers and their children cheering them on. For the entire academic year, the College graduated 798 students with degrees, diplomas, and certificates. The largest number of graduates were in the College/University Transfer Program. Nursing and veterinary technology also had large BRCC Nursing graduates look forward to serving our community. graduating classes this year, and you will surely meet them soon at your local hospitals, doctor’s offices, and vet practices! BRCC’s impact on our community is profound, as we provide a pathway to success for these students and their current and future employers. We challenge you to go anywhere in our community and not find someone with a BRCC connection! BRCC Educational Foundation Board Chair Debra S. Callison Vice-Chair Thomas C. Mendez Secretary John A. Downey Treasurer Robert S. Baldygo Tony E. Biller Alphonso P. Boxley III Dennis O. Burnett Stephen W. Claffey Denise E. “D.D.” Dawson Lawrence H. Hoover Jr. Nancy Hulings Camala B. Kite Martha Livick Mary N. Mannix John L. Matherly Mary McDermott Beverly B. McGowan Karen E. Santos Stacey D. Strawn Steven E. Stroop Alan J. Sweet Travis J. Tysinger Cynthia Weidner Cathleen P. Welsh Community Link is an official publication of the Blue Ridge Community College Educational Foundation, Inc. It is distributed to friends in the Shenandoah Valley, as well as BRCC faculty and staff, and is published quarterly by the Development Office, Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave, VA 24486. If you have any questions or comments regarding this publication, please contact Angie Glenn, Development Services Coordinator, at (540) 453-2307 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional articles can be found at http://community.brcc.edu/link/.