"Although graduating seniors won’t participate in the traditional pomp and circumstance of an in-person graduation, colleges have redesigned their commencement ceremonies to gives students a memorable and personalized experience virtually."—Source: EdScoop
WHY THIS MATTERS:
It's hard to replicate the experience on an in-person graduation event. But in this moment of widespread campus closures due to COVID-19, institutions tapped into creative uses for technology to honor their graduates this year, coming up with methods that ranged from Minecraft-based ceremonies to using robot surrogates that walked across the stage.