Kathrine Switzer tells University of Lynchburg graduates to ‘be fearless’

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May 20, 2019

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The University of Lynchburg celebrated its first graduating class under its new name Saturday morning.

Commencement speaker Kathrine Switzer, a former then-Lynchburg College student, said she was honored to be the first undergraduate speaker for the University of Lynchburg.

“How great it is to see our old college step more boldly on the world stage of education. … It’s a huge, huge achievement and very, very important,” Switzer said.