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Alabama State University Postpones Spring Graduation 2020 (321 hits)


Alabama State University is postponing its 2020 Spring Commencement Convocation (graduation ceremony), which was scheduled for May.

ASU is extremely proud of each of its students, and especially its 2020 graduating seniors. In accordance with the latest reports and guidelines from the federal government and health organizations, the University is postponing its spring commencement convocation, which was scheduled for May 1.

However, it is committed to celebrating its graduates.

The University will continue to monitor all situations related to COVID-19 and inform its graduates of any future plans.

"Alabama State University views its Commencement Convocation as one of the most important celebrations of the year," said Dr. Carl Pettis, vice president for Academic Affairs and provost.

"It is a time to celebrate academic excellence and the monumental accomplishments of our students. Out of an abundance of caution, ASU has made the decision to postpone the Spring Commencement Convocation until further notice. We are continuing to monitor the global pandemic and we will provide updates as they are available regarding our plans," Pettis added.

For more information on ASU and its proactive efforts to safeguard the Hornet Nation regarding COVID-19, continue to visit www.alasu.edu/coronavirus for updates. Students, are asked to check their alasu.edu email and parents may check the "parents portal" for direct communications from the University.
Posted By: Reggie Culpepper
Thursday, March 19th 2020 at 4:35PM
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