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NDSU celebrates the 2020 winter commencement virtually

A total of one thousand 44 undergrad and graduate students were part of the graduating class.

FARGO, N.D.- The virtual celebration included messages from NDSU President Dean Bresciani, Provost Margaret Fitzgerald and student speaker Darby Beyer. A total of one thousand 44 undergrad and graduate students from eight different colleges are part of the graduating class. Student speaker Darby Beyer says students graduating should be proud of what they’ve accomplished amid a very difficult year. “We are…

UND Hosts Virtual Commencement For The Class Of 2020

Students are encouraged to post their graduation pictures online with the hashtag #UNDProud

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Todd Buchwitz was not expecting to be graduating in the living room of his home. “I mean back in January and February, I wouldn’t have predicted this at all. And then, things changed quickly,” says Buchwitz, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. So quickly that he wasn’t able to properly say goodbye…

NDSU offers digital materials for 2020 graduates

FARGO, N.D. – NDSU curbs the disappointment of the postponed Commencement Ceremony for 2020 spring graduates. Due to COVID-19, NDSU’s graduation will be pushed back until December. That doesn’t mean the university is content to let their hundreds of student pass the date without a chance to celebrate. Until May 16th, NDSU will be rolling out digital celebration materials so…

UND to Host Virtual Commencement Ceremonies May 16

There will be three commencement ceremonies.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The University of North Dakota will be hosting virtual commencement ceremonies on May 16 for all graduating students. There will be three commencement ceremonies. One ceremony will honor Graduate and Undergraduates, the second ceremony will honor the School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the third ceremony will honor the School of Law. Each ceremony will include remarks…

NDSCS Moves Spring Commencement To August

Commencement was originally scheduled to be held on May 15, but was postponed in response to COVID-19

WAHPETON, N.D. — North Dakota State College of Science reschedules its spring commencement ceremony to Friday, August 21. NDSCS will follow guidelines for resuming gatherings and public events as they plan for commencement and the start of fall classes on August 24. Commencement was originally scheduled to be held on May 15, but was postponed in response to COVID-19. NDSCS…

657 Bison end college careers at NDSU commencement

FARGO, N.D. – For many, the end of the year sparks new beginnings. This is especially true for the North Dakota State University students who will be leaving this decade as alumni. A commencement of 657, all crossing the graduation stage at different levels of their educational journey. Some see it as over the hill and into their futures while…

Josh Duhamel Receives Honorary Degree from UND

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It wasn’t just all the students receiving their degrees at universities. There was also an iconic North Dakotan who joined them at the Alerus Center. Actor Josh Duhamel received an honorary degree from UND. Even though most of his life is in Hollywood now, Duhamel is not afraid to show his North Dakota roots. He’s worn UND…

Third Largest Class of UND Graduates Receive Their Diplomas

Sec. of Air Force Heather Wilson gave the commencement speech

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It’s that time of year again… students across the country are taking the next step in their lives, but not before getting their diplomas. 2,064 students were eligible for graduation at UND;  this year saw the third largest class of graduates in the school’s history. But taking this step has some graduates on edge. “It’s growing up….

NDSU Grad Has Musical Role in Commencement Ceremony

He received his master of music in trumpet performance

FARGO, N.D. — It’s that time of year again and congratulations are in order for the new graduates. One graduate did more than just receive his diploma at North Dakota State University’s commencement ceremony. Tony Sanders, who received his Master of Music in Trumpet Performance, also played in the band for the event. “It’s exciting to be done and ready to…

Nearly 900 Students Begin Their Next Chapter as They Graduate from MSUM

This is the first class that spent all four years with MSUM President Dr. Anne Blackhurst

MOORHEAD, Minn. — As the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance” filled the air, hundreds of Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) walk in unison step-by-step towards the next chapter of their lives. “Today is the best day of the year, it’s the day we wait for all year, and of course for our students, it’s the day they’ve waited for four or…