Commencement 2019

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Virginia Wesleyan College Dean Emeritus David Buckingham was presented the Legacy Award at the annual meeting of the Virginia Student Services Conference (VSSC) in Wintergreen, Virginia on November 17. VWC Director of Community Service Diane Hotaling presented him with the award. The Student Affairs Legacy Awards were established by the VSSC to recognize lifetime achievements in the field of student affairs. Buckingham, who was affectionately known to students as “Dean B” during his 33-year tenure at VWC, is currently serving as the interim Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs for the University of Maine at Presque Isle and the as the chief student affairs officer for the University of Maine at Fort Kent, following his retirement from VWC in 2015.