HIGH POINT – High Point University will honor its Class of 2020 seniors during a virtual Commencement ceremony that will take place on Saturday, May 9, at 9 a.m. and can be accessed at are experiencing unprecedented times, but that cannot stop us from honoring our seniors for their hard work and dedication over the last four years,” says HPU President Nido Qubein.
“While it won’t be the same as HPU’s traditional Commencement ceremony on Roberts Lawn, we are here for our seniors and will honor them during this special time.”
HPU’s virtual Commencement ceremony will feature a Pomp and Circumstance introduction; a bagpiper; the National Anthem performed by HPU’s Dr. Marc Ashley Foster, chair of the department of music; an invocation by HPU’s Rev. Preston Davis, minister to the university; Words of Commencement by President Qubein; and conferring of degrees with a slide featuring each student.
HPU’s Office of Alumni Engagement will provide seniors with a Virtual Life Skills Series – an innovative program created exclusively for the Class of 2020.
Sessions will take place during Senior Week leading up to the virtual Commencement ceremony.