BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - LSU held virtual graduation celebrations Friday, May 15 because the COVID-19 pandemic has caused schools and universities to be closed.
A graduation watch party was presented on the university’s Facebook page starting around 10 a.m.
Virtual Graduation Celebration Details
- Virtual Celebration Begins
- Year in Review Video
- Grammy Winner and Louisiana Native Lauren Daigle Sings the National Anthem
- Message From Interim President Tom Galligan to Graduates
- Message From Executive Vice President and Provost Stacia Haynie
- Message From Board of Supervisors Chair Mary Werner
- Message From the Deans of the Senior Colleges
- LSU Spirit Squad Dances to "Hey Fightin' Tigers"
- Message From LSU Alumni
- World-renowned Opera Star and LSU Alumna Lisette Oropesa Sings the LSU Alma Mater
Participating students were encouraged to dress up for the occasion and have fun! After the virtual celebration, details were shared with graduates about the mailing of their diplomas. Graduates this year will also receive a special surprise from the university.
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