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Congratulations to the UVM Class of 2014!

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By University Communications Staff

Ambassador Samantha Power to the UVM Class of 2014 on Sunday: “You, as in you personally, can make a profound difference if you set your mind to it. You have lived in the shadow of the Vermont peaks for four years, and I urge you to make it your task to overcome mountains that others have found too high to scale.” (Read full UVM commencement coverage on UVM Today.)

UVM Commencement 2014
Nearly 3000 students received diplomas on Sunday Degree recipients came from 41 states and included 84 international students from 20 countries
UVM Commencement 2014
UVM president Tom Sullivan told graduates that the combination of determination resilience and perseverance equals true grit and would ultimately determine their success
A perfect day: About 8,000 people gathered for Sunday's commencement ceremony on the UVM Green.
About 8000 people gathered on a sun drenched day on the UVM Green
UVM Commencement 2014
As for those who think they cant change the world Power told graduates not to raise the bar too high Start by doing what it is in your power to do right here and now
UVM Commencement 2014
Vermont Gov Peter Shumlin implored graduates to remain in Vermont and use their ability to connect their newfound knowledge with their heart
UVM commencement
At this years ceremonies approximately 2904 graduates received diplomas including 2359 bachelors 324 masters 112 doctoral and 109 MD degree recipients
UVM commencement
Approximately 1059 of this years graduates are from Vermont
UVM Commencement
Power told students We live in a world that cannot afford to do without the moral voice the clarion vision and hopeful promise of America and the American dream