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Graduating senior smiles behind his mask at Grad Fair in October 2020. For the Fall 2020 semester, the Alumni Association held Grad Fair in the Pennington Student Activity Center.

Grad Fair to be held in-person

Hannah Juneau, Staff Reporter March 5, 2021

For Spring 2021 graduating seniors, the Grad Fair will be in the Student Union Ballroom on Tuesday, March 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, March 10 from 9 a.m. to 3. p.m.  There are eight time...

Fall 2019 winter commencement marked the first time the university split commencement into two ceremonies. For Fall 2020 winter commencement, not only will the ceremonies occur over two days, but they will be split into four separate ceremonies. This semester’s commencement will honor Spring, Summer and Fall 2020 graduates.

Commencement alterations impact spring, summer and fall graduates

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter November 2, 2020

After having neither a Spring or Summer 2020 commencement ceremony, the university has developed plans to honor those graduates through an in-person winter ceremony at Strawberry Stadium in December, along...

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...

A representative from Candid Campus Pics prepares a student for her cap and gown pictures during Grad Fair. Students could also pick the yearbook and rings during the event.

Grad Fair prepares seniors for commencement

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter March 12, 2020

Graduating seniors had the opportunity to pick up supplies and gather information for graduation in May.  The Alumni Association hosted the 2019 Grad Fair in the Student Union Ballroom from March 10-11....

Seniors celebrate grduation at the Lion 4 Life Launch party.

Graduating seniors launched into Alumni Association

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter May 19, 2019

Graduates entering into an alumni base of over 70,000 were congratulated by the Alumni Association at the “Lion 4 Life Launch" party. Held on the lawn of the Alumni Association from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m....

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