ABU Announces Inaugural Graduate Commencement Ceremony

Philippi, W.Va. – Alderson Broaddus University will be hosting its Inaugural Graduate Commencement Ceremony on August 19, 2016 at 10 a.m. in Wilcox Chapel.

Mr. Thomas Moore, M.S, MMSC, PA-C, Dean of the College of Medical Sciences, will deliver the commencement address title Who We Are.

Mr. Moore is a graduate of Alderson Broaddus University’s Physician Assistant Program, holding a Master of Physician Assistant Studies and a Master of Science degree in Surgery. He also completed the West Virginia University School of Medicine, Emergency Medicine Certificate Program in 2010. He joined the faculty at Alderson Broaddus in 2012 and became the director in 2013.

“With the radpid growth of undergraduate enrollment and an eye toward future graduate programs, we felt it was the right time to have a graduate commencement ceremony,” said Provost Dr. Joan Propst.

Prior to 2016, graduate students have taken part in the May commencement proceedings, but this year’s cohort of 32 graduate students is the first to receive their degrees in a separate graduate commencement ceremony.