Congratulations University of Virginia Curry School of Education and Human Development Class of 2020!
Dean Pianta’s Address To The Class of 2020
Until we see each other to celebrate in person with all of the pomp and circumstance you deserve, let me again say, Congratulations Class of 2020!Read transcript
Department Graduation Celebrations
Please find a slideshow created for graduates located on the YSI Canvas site.Visit Website
Kinesiology will host several virtual celebrations on Sunday, May 17. A link to the 1:00pm undergraduate livestream is below.View livestream
“At this moment, I’m reminded of how profoundly important you are to the people and communities you will soon join to serve professionally. Your decision to devote your talent, time and energy to promote the success of others – to fostering human development – whether in schools, communities, health clinics, or human service agencies has never been more important, more needed and more inspiring.”– Dean Bob Pianta
It is time to celebrate the Class of 2020! You have completed your studies in an unprecedented way, and we honor you. Get to know a few of the most recent graduates from the Curry School in the profiles below, and then browse the "Congratulations" page for photos, memories and words of congrats for the Class of 2020.
Victoria Alvarez: Youth and Social Innovation
Victoria Alvarez is graduating with a bachelor's degree in Youth and Social Innovation.Read Victoria's Story
Andrew Davis: Counselor Education
Andrew Davis, originally from Spokane, WA, is graduating with an M.Ed. in Counselor Education.Read Andrew's Story
Theresa Melton: Research, Statistics, & Evaluation
Theresa Melton is originally from Newark, California, and is graduating with a Ph.D. in Research, Statistics, and Evaluation.Read Theresa's Story
Kayla Currie: Youth and Social Innovation
Kayla Currie is from Mechanicsville, Virginia, and is graduating with a bachelor's degree in Youth and Social Innovation.Read Kayla's Story
Kyndia Riley: Teacher Education
Kyndia Riley is graduating with a Master of Teaching in Elementary Education and hopes to stay in Charlottesville.Read Kyndia's Story
Claire Janek: Kinesiology
Claire Janek wants to become a physician assistant after her time in the Peace Corps.Read Claire's Story
Casedy Thomas: Mathematics Education
First-generation college student Casedy Thomas became a '"Double Hoo" this spring earning her PhD in Math Education.Read Casedy's Story
Add your own photos, memories, or messages for the Class of 2020 by using the #UVACurry2020 hashtag on social media!