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2020 Meredith College Commencement Update

Because of COVID-19 concerns, we have made the difficult decision to postpone – not cancel – our spring Commencement exercises. Until that time, here are four important updates for the Class of 2020 and their families:

  • Although the Commencement ceremony has been postponed, those who are eligible can consider themselves graduates of Meredith College and claim that status for purposes of updating resumes, LinkedIn profiles, etc.
  • A video to commemorate the conferring of degrees will be posted on Meredith's social media and on meredith.edu/celebrate on Saturday, May 9 at 8 p.m., when Commencement was scheduled to take place.
  • Plans for an in-person Commencement ceremony will be shared on this page at a later date. We continue to solicit feedback from members of the Class of 2020.
  • A website to Celebrate the Class of 2020 offers the entire Meredith community ways to show their support. We hope you’ll participate using the hashtag #VisionDay2020.
Information for Graduates

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Commencement exercises for the Class of 2020 will be held on Saturday, May 9, at 8 p.m. in Reynolds Coliseum on the campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

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Information for Guests

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Family and friends of Meredith College's Class of 2020 are invited to celebrate commencement. Guests are welcome at all Commencement Weekend events. Tickets are required for the commencement ceremony.

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Traditions

Meredith College has many commencement weekend traditions, including a Baccalaureate worship service, Class Day ceremony, and special activities for graduates and families.

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Strong Stories

Meredith student-business administration major Abigail Crooks

Abigail Crooks

At Meredith, Abigail Crooks, '20 was equipped with skills and resources that allowed her to secure a job at Cisco months before graduation.

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Nabiha Khan

Determined to leave her mark in the community, Nabiha Khan, ’20, is working toward a degree in biochemistry while being actively involved in undergraduate research, campus traditions, and student organizations.

Meredith student-athlete Essence Thomas

Essence Thomas

Exercise and sports science major Essence Thomas, '20, plans to become a physical therapist with the armed services after she graduates.

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