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Graduates recognized during virtual ceremony, commencement celebration to be televised Saturday

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Posted at 2:29 PM, May 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-15 14:25:28-04

LAFAYETTE, La. - Spring 2020 graduates were honored Friday during a virtual ceremony and a commencement celebration will be televised on Saturday.

On Friday, at 10 a.m. graduates were honored during virtual ceremonies held for their respective colleges and the Graduate School; those ceremonies are for viewing by clicking here. Viewers will be able to see graduates listed by name, degree and major. Graduates were asked to provide photos, videos and quotes; personalized pages with those elements were created for those who responded.

On Saturday, Lafayette's four television network affiliates will air a commencement celebration resembling the traditional, in-person General Assembly. Broadcast times are 4:30 p.m. on KATC, and 6:30 p.m. on KADN, KLAF and KLFY.

Saturday's Commencement Celebration will include welcome and congratulatory messages from University administrators, the president of the Student Government Association and the executive director of the Alumni Association. Names of graduates will be displayed.

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