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University students overcome virus restrictions to land internship

University students overcome virus restrictions to land internship

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter February 4, 2021

Many students have chosen to refrain from attending events, extracurricular activities, and even jobs in fear of contracting the virus. However, there are still various students who have started internships...

Last semester’s commencement ceremony proceeded with no knowledge of what was to come the following semester. The university notified Spring 2020 graduates that commencement will be postponed and no longer be held in May due to the current social limitations.

Seniors share feelings about their final year

Jacob Lofton , Staff Reporter May 12, 2020

For many graduating seniors, their final semester as a student at the university has been unusual.  On March 26, students were notified via a student notice email that the Spring Commencement ceremony...

The university will live stream commencement on different media platforms. Multiple changes will be happening to the upcoming Fall 2019 commencement.

Changes in winter graduation ceremonies

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter December 10, 2019

The university is presenting a new graduation arrangement for its students and guests. This semester, commencement will be separated into two ceremonies. Both ceremonies will take place in the University...

Twin ceremonies will fix overcrowding at commencement

Twin ceremonies will fix overcrowding at commencement

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-chief October 4, 2019

You are wearing green gown drapes over your body and the awkwardly-fitting cap to compliment it. Standing in line with other seniors, you hear “Pomp and Circumstance” start to play, and you begin...

Graduates celebrate during Fall 2018 Commencement. This semester’s event is scheduled for May 18. Dr. Kay Maurin, assistant vice president for enrollment management, Patrick Gipson, police lieutenant, and Scott Nunez, director of the University Center, help run commencement.

Preparations underway for spring commencement

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter May 14, 2019

This weekend, over 1,000 students will walk across the stage at commencement. For the second time in the university’s history, the ceremony, which takes place on Saturday, May 18, will be livestreamed. The...

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