Southeast Community College
is canceling its Spring Commencement Ceremony scheduled for May 6, 2020, at
Pinnacle Bank Arena. This was to be the first time all three campuses were together
in one setting; Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford.
is a time of celebration for students and their families,” said SCC President,
Dr. Paul Illich. “At this time, Southeast
Community College, in compliance with a Directed Health Measure ordered by the
Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department as it relates to COVID-19, announces
the cancellation of its 2020 Spring Semester Commencement ceremony.”
The measure prohibits any
gathering with more than 10 people in a single area through May 6. College
administrators are in the process of coming up with an alternative plan to a
traditional commencement. Students and faculty will be notified when a decision
forward to planning an event to honor our graduates,” Illich added.
meantime, once students have completed all the requirements for graduation,
diplomas will be awarded and mailed out.
For more on how
SCC is handling the COVID-19 outbreak, click on this link: https://www.southeast.edu/covid-19/