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Weber State University graduates and community members gather for the 2020 Spring Commencement on August 29, 2020. The ceremony was delayed four months due to COVID-19. When the ceremony finally happened, it was moved outdoors with masks, extra distance and smaller crowds. Photo credit: Weber State University

The where, why and when of the Fall 2021 convocations

Rebecca Baggett November 29, 2021

For the first time since the pandemic, December graduation events will be held in person. The fall 2020 graduation celebrations, like many other events, were cancelled due to COVID-19. This year Weber...

A Latinx graduate walks across the stage with her child, a memorable moment during a past ceremony. Photo credit: LatinX Grad Ceremony

Hats off to WSU’s Latinx grads

Lissete Landaverde April 5, 2021

Graduating from college is a big deal for every student, and those from marginalized communities often feel its impact even more. The LatinX Grad Ceremony is a celebration for graduating Latinx or Hispanic...

Commencement speaker Tau Pupua performing at the Browning Center in 2011. Photo credit: Weber State University

Former NFL player, current opera star, lifelong Wildcat to inspire commencement

Joshua Kamp April 5, 2021

This year's commencement will feature Weber State University alum Ta'u Pupu'a, a former Wildcat with a unique resume.Pupu'a is a native of the Polynesian Kingdom of Tonga, an archipelago consisting of...

Tau Pupua giving time to his audience before his 2011 performance at the Browning Center. Photo credit: Weber State University

Ex jugador de la NFL, actual estrella de ópera, Wildcat de toda la vida inspirará la graduación

Joshua Kamp April 5, 2021

Translated by Matias Pedreira. La Ceremonia de Graduación de este año contará con el ex alumno de la Universidad Weber State, Ta'u Pupu'a, un ex Wildcat con un currículum único.Pupu'a...

Social distancing and face masks are required at WSUs 2020 graduation.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

WSU releases plans for 2021 Graduation ceremonies

Marisa Nelson March 5, 2021

Caitlyn Nichols also contributed to this story.The plans for multi-day graduation ceremonies to recognize the achievements of the Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 graduates were announced by Weber...

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Weber makes changes to fall commencement ceremony

Nina Morse November 10, 2017

Historically, graduating from Weber State University is different for students during the fall and spring semesters. Spring’s commencement allows each student to graduate in their individual colleges,...

Under the gown

December 1, 2011

Weber State University’s Fall 2011 commencement ceremony is on Dec. 9, and there are a variety of ideas about what to wear underneath the gown. According to Lynn Schow, WSU’s graduation supervisor,...

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