Pacific University offers virtual graduation
More than 300 Pacific University students are scheduled to graduate this Saturday, Aug. 8 — they'll just do so virtually.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, participating Boxer graduates stemming from the College of Health Professions will celebrate years of hard work, not as part of an in-person ceremony with fellow students, families and friends, but rather by way of a virtual commencement ceremony to be aired via social media.
The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. this Saturday and will air on YouTube. Up-to-date information regarding the event can be found at any of Pacific University's social media accounts, including Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
Like both the undergraduate and graduate ceremonies that took place this past May, Saturday's ceremony will consist of a prerecorded video comprised of introductory speeches by university administrators, key alumnus, and student dignitaries, followed by a slideshow featuring each new graduate. Individual slides will be available to look-up, download or share from the Pacific University website.
Saturday's virtual graduation will celebrate graduates from the following College of Health Professions programs:
School of Audiology
School of Dental Hygiene Studies
School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership
School of Occupational Therapy
School of Physician Assistant Studies
School of Graduate Psychology
PhD in Education & Learning
College of Optometry/Bachelor of Applied Vision Science
For more information, visit the Pacific University website at pacific.edu.
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