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WSU cancels August in-person commencement

The August in-person commencement has been canceled due to COVID-19-related concerns. WSU officials have decided gatherings of more than 50 people pose a health risk.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

June 24, 2020

WSU canceled the August in-person commencement ceremony due to health concerns surrounding COVID-19.  Spring 2020 graduates are invited to participate in future commencement ceremonies when the risk to public health decreases, according to WSU’s commencement website.  The president’s cabinet, wh...

Pandemic leads to underwhelming end to college career

Pandemic leads to underwhelming end to college career

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2020

Soon-to-be graduates reflect on the loss of a milestone in their life and face the uncertainty of their future prospects, which have been complicated by the coronavirus pandemic. System-wide WSU students received an email from Kirk Schulz on March 25, which stated May commencement would be postponed...

WSU postpones May commencement

Students sit in the stands of the Beasley Coliseum.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2020

Students received an email Wednesday morning announcing May commencement will be postponed for all WSU campuses due to restrictions on large group gatherings. Graduates will have two opportunities to celebrate commencement, according to the email.  An in-person event for WSU Pullman is tent...

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