By Randy Singleton
New Journal and Guide
Actor, producer, and humanitarian activist Danny Glover was the keynote speaker and received a doctorate presented by VUU President Hakim Lucas.
In his remarks, Glover urged the graduates to apply their knowledge and skills gained at VUU to fight for civil rights and economic and social justice in the community and around the world.
Dr. Virginia Howardton presented VUU with an estate gift valued at 2.5 million dollars, the largest donation ever given to the University.