Youngstown State University holds virtual commencement

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Although students have been participating in virtual learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the university still wanted to recognize its graduating students

Youngstown State University, YSU

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Youngstown State University’s commencement looked a little different this year.

Although students have been participating in virtual learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the university still wanted to recognize its graduating students.

A virtual commencement was held Saturday morning. It featured comments from YSU President Jim Tressel, a commencement speaker, and the names of those receiving degrees were displayed.

You can watch that in the video above.

Kent State University also held a virtual commencement Saturday for its students, streaming that on its website.

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