UNLV changes course to hold in-person graduation ceremonies
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The University of Nevada, Las Vegas now plans to hold in-person graduation ceremonies in May as the coronavirus outbreak slows.
UNLV President Keith Whitfield on Friday announced the new plan that is a departure from plans announced in February to hold graduation virtually.
Whitfield said in a letter to students and staff that he firmly believes the university “can offer a traditional commencement while adhering to public health guidelines.”
Nevada on Saturday reported 271 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases with 10 more deaths. Those figures increase the state’s pandemic totals to 300,951 cases and 5,171 deaths.
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