December 6, 2002
News for Faculty, Staff, Students & Friends
Volume 32, No. 8

Photo by Chuck Thomas

A Season of Light
A lighted wreath and candles help brighten the night at Old Dominion’s second annual Illumination on Dec. 3. Despite the windy, frigid weather, many members of the campus community joined the celebration in front of Webb Center, which included music by the University Chorale and holiday greetings from international students.

Post managing editor tapped as commencement speaker
Two media titans – Washington Post Managing Editor Steve Coll and Landmark Communications founder Frank Batten – will take part in commencement at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15. The program for more than 2,000 graduates will be the first held in the Ted Constant Convocation Center... Full story

Outstanding scholars announced
Six graduates will be recognized as the university’s outstanding scholars during commencement Dec. 15...Full story

Navy officers to take part in virtual ceremony
How do you put a cap and gown on a television monitor? That will be the question when the first Navy nuclear officer graduates of Old Dominion’s unique Master’s of Engineering Management (MEM) degree program take part – some in person on campus and several via broadcast from around the country – in the program’s inaugural “virtual commencement” ceremony Dec. 15...Full story

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