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University President Brian Casey conferred degrees to the Class of 2020 on May 17 over livestream on the Universitys YouTube.

Virtual Conferral of Degrees Ceremony Celebrates Class of 2020

Lalana Sharma, News Editor May 31, 2020

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University held a live streamed Degrees Conferral Ceremony May 17 after in-person celebrations for the Class of 2020 were postponed to May 2021. From 3 p.m. to...

The senior graduating class of 2010 walks down the hill carrying torches in the traditional Torchlight Ceremony the night before Commencement. The seniors walk down the hill and circle Taylor Lake, whereupon they sing the Alma Mater. The ceremony began in 1930 by Frank M. Williams, class of 1895 and president of the Alumni Corporation, and Bernard P. Taylor, class of 1924 and secretary of the college.

Torchlight

February 18, 2016

The senior graduating class of 2010 walks down the hill carrying torches in the traditional Torchlight Ceremony the night before Commencement. The seniors walk down the hill and circle Taylor Lake, whereupon...

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