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Virtual ceremonies, care packages & online yearbooks: O.C. colleges find creative ways to toast Class of 2020

Daily Pilot, May 14, 2020

May 14, 2020
Willie Banks, UC Irvine vice chancellor for student affairs, said the school will hold a virtual commencement on June 10 for which 7,400 students have already registered to attend. The commencement ceremony was recorded in a room at the Bren Center on the UCI campus last week. While maintaining social distancing and wearing masks, Bank and other administrators spoke at a podium dressed in their graduation regalia as though it were a traditional commencement ceremony. [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]