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ISU goes virtual for Winter Commencement proceedings

ISU President Kevin Satterlee speaks at the 2019 spring commencement ceremony. | Eric Gordon, ISU photographer
POCATELLO — Idaho State University will host a virtual Winter Commencement ceremony Saturday to confer 1,254 degrees and certificates to graduating students.
The graduates will include 686 students from the fall-winter semester and 568 from the summer semester, who have not had a commencement yet, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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“Commencement is the ceremonial representation of what a university strives to achieve; helping students achieve a better life through education,” university President Kevin Satterlee said in a news release. “We look forward to virtually celebrating all of our graduates and their hard work to attain a degree. This year’s commencement will not only celebrate the academic achievements of our graduates but also their admirable grit and determination that has helped them persevere through the challenges of 2020 staying focused on their goals. I am so proud of each and every graduate.”
The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. and be broadcasted live at
ISU is not the only local university making use of the internet for commencement. Brigham Young University-Idaho in Rexburg will hold a virtual commencement ceremony on Dec. 16.
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