2017 ECPI University Graduates: Words of Wisdom and Encouragement

2017 ECPI University Graduates: Words of Wisdom and Encouragement

2017 ECPI University Graduates: Words of Wisdom and Encouragement

“Not all opportunities present themselves as a positive change. But with a little effort, even the worst of circumstances can be turned around for good.”

~Jason Ivey, Richmond/Moorefield Campus Student Speaker

2017 ECPI University Graduates: Words of Wisdom and Encouragement
“If you have unfulfilled dreams or passions, stay true to yourself and never settle.”

~Marlene Starks, Richmond/Moorefield Campus Student Speaker

2017 ECPI University Graduates: Words of Wisdom and Encouragement

“The moment we become fearless, life becomes limitless.”

~Daniel Smart, Richmond/Innsbrook Campus Student Speaker

2017 ECPI University Graduates: Words of Wisdom and Encouragement

“I’m getting settled into a job that I really like for the first time. It’s just one of those moments when life seems to fall in place.”

~Daniel Wadsworth, Richmond/Innsbrook Campus Student Speaker

2017 ECPI University Graduates: Words of Wisdom and Encouragement

“Life is a little more meaningful after you’ve taken a few risks.”

~ Yong Chae, Richmond/Emerywood Campus Student Speaker

2017 ECPI University Graduates: Words of Wisdom and Encouragement

“I challenge you to make a commitment, just as I did, to lifelong learning and becoming a better you.”

~Dr. Yvette Dorsey, Richmond Campus Commencement Speaker

2017 ECPI University Graduates: Words of Wisdom and Encouragement

“We are strong, because when we wanted to give up and throw in the towel, our inner-voice told us to keep going and never give up.”

~Mary Amparo, Newport News Campus Student Speaker

2017 ECPI University Graduates: Words of Wisdom and Encouragement

“It’s truly never too late to chase your dream.”

~Julie M. Dalson, Newport News Campus Student Speaker

2017 ECPI University Graduates: Words of Wisdom and Encouragement

“Make the awesome mundane. Be conscientious, be committed, be an individual with high character and integrity.”

~Hampton, Virginia Mayor Donnie Tuck, Newport News Campus Commencement Speaker

2017 ECPI University Graduates: Words of Wisdom and Encouragement

“Begin today to make a shift in your thinking and believe that you can achieve what seems to be impossible.”

~Jo Ann Garcia, Virginia Beach Campus Student Speaker

2017 ECPI University Graduates: Words of Wisdom and Encouragement

“This country needs you to dream big and try to change the world. This world needs you. Just look around. They need all your contributions and they need you to not sell yourself short.”

~Congressman Paul Mitchell, Virginia Beach Campus Commencement Speaker

2017 ECPI University Graduates: Words of Wisdom and Encouragement

“While I thought I was just there to “fill my pail” something else happened.  ECPI University lit a fire within me.  From my very first class with Ms. Frierson to Dr. Crumlin giving me more fascinating information than my brain could hold, I knew I had made the right decision.”

~Natasha McCarson, Columbia Campus Student Speaker