The following Virginia Tech students were among those honored at the university’s spring commencement ceremony held May 11 in Lane Stadium.
Approximately 5,000 bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, and Ph.D. candidates along with their families and friends attended the on-campus ceremony presided by Virginia Tech President Charles W. Steger.
First lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-VA, addressed Virginia Tech’s Class of 2012 during University Commencement exercises.
Founded in 1872, Virginia Tech attracts students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The university’s eight colleges achieve quality, innovation, and results through teaching, research, and outreach in Blacksburg and at other campus centers in Northern Virginia, Southwest Virginia, Richmond, Southern Virginia, Hampton Roads, and Roanoke.
Coleman received a Master of Science degree in Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Malpass received a Master of Arts in Education degree in Counselor Education from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
Rowe received a Master of Arts in Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
Sablik received a Master of Business Administration degree in Business Administration from the Pamplin College of Business.
Submitted by Virginia Tech.