Kaitlin Dick, a Coastal Marine and Wetland Studies major from Watkins, graduated from Coastal Carolina University in Summer 2020.
Coastal Carolina University held its virtual commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7,
featuring a recorded message from Carolyn Dillian, a professor of anthropology and recipient of CCU’s 2020 HTC Distinguished Teacher-Scholar Lecturer Award.
President David A. DeCenzo presided over the ceremony for the summer Class of 2020, which was launched on the Coastal Carolina University YouTube channel.
Nearly 400 students were eligible to participate in the virtual summer commencement ceremony. It incorporated many traditional customs associated with on-campus commencement exercises, including formal remarks from the president, provost, and deans in full academic regalia; a message from Dillian; the official conferring of the graduate and undergraduate academic degrees; and the playing of the alma mater.
The virtual ceremony also featured individual student recognition slides that were shown during the event.
Coastal Carolina University saw nearly 400 students graduate in Summer, 2020, during a virtual ceremony: http://app.readmedia.com/news/attachment/144370/CCU_Atheneum_Hall.jpeg.