A WVU trauma surgeon will address the University’s August and December graduates during a commencement ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, at the WVU Coliseum.

Jennifer Knight, M.D., associate professor of surgery and associate trauma director for the Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center, will charge WVU’s newest graduates with a call for success in their post-college lives. According to the Office of the University Registrar, 1,714 December graduates are eligible to participate, in addition to 1,056 August graduates.

Dr. Knight is a graduate of the WVU School of Medicine.