Traditional commencement ceremonies at UMaine System schools canceled

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Traditional commencement ceremonies at UMaine System schools canceled

Traditional commencement ceremonies at University of Maine Schools will not happen as scheduled due to the coronavirus outbreak.Commencement at the system’s schools were scheduled for May 9. Each university will determine appropriate alternative celebrations, officials said.“All UMS universities and the Law School will be awarding degrees on schedule and recognizing the academic achievements of our graduating students,” wrote Chancellor Malloy in a message to the University community. “While traditional in-person commencement exercises are not possible during the pandemic, each university will determine an appropriate alternative celebration that balances the need to protect public health with the joyful recognition of our students’ academic aspirations and achievements.”University of Maine System schools switched to remote-based learning last week.

Traditional commencement ceremonies at University of Maine Schools will not happen as scheduled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Commencement at the system’s schools were scheduled for May 9. Each university will determine appropriate alternative celebrations, officials said.

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“All UMS universities and the Law School will be awarding degrees on schedule and recognizing the academic achievements of our graduating students,” wrote Chancellor Malloy in a message to the University community. “While traditional in-person commencement exercises are not possible during the pandemic, each university will determine an appropriate alternative celebration that balances the need to protect public health with the joyful recognition of our students’ academic aspirations and achievements.”

University of Maine System schools switched to remote-based learning last week.