PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The University of Pennsylvania is canceling its graduation ceremony scheduled for mid-May. The school says it’s working on plans for a virtual ceremony.
The virtual celebrations will still be held on the same day — May 16 through 18th.READ MORE: Wilbin De-La-Rosa Arrested For Deadly Hit-And-Run In Kensington, Police Say
There will be communication to Penn Alumni about the reunion celebrations later this week from Alumni Relations.
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“We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to conclude the semester in a safe and positive way. Together we will make it work,” Penn President Amy Gutmann said in a letter to the community.MORE NEWS: Frankie Lane Wanted For Allegedly Stabbing, Killing Girlfriend Inside Hard Rock Hotel Room In Atlantic City
Earlier Monday, the school announced three students tested positive for coronavirus after traveling abroad for spring break.