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Rite of passage goes online: Students still honored and awarded for achievements at end-of-year


COVID-19 abruptly ended many things in March—like in-person classes, walks on campus and hanging out with friends. Suddenly, faculty and students were scrambling to learn new online teaching tools and finish the semester apart.

It quickly became apparent that end-of-year award ceremonies—a much-appreciated rite of passage—would need to adjust as well. These time-honored celebrations are a moment when everyone takes a breath, slowing down to acknowledge long years of study and achievement—before that big step into the world.

Read more about students receiving end of year awards on Frontpage.