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Graduation postponed at Sauk Valley Community College

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DIXON — Sauk Valley Community College is postponing its May 15 commencement and pinning ceremony, the college announced in a news release Thursday morning.

A new date is not yet set.

“We know this is the highlight of the college experience for students and their families. It is a celebration of our students’ accomplishments and a sense of pride for the college,” the release said. “But, we must be responsible in the face of uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and take into consideration the health and well-being of our students and the Sauk community.”

Go to svcc.edu/covid19 for updates. Students also are advised to continue to check their Sauk email account frequently.

Contact Pamela Medema, 815-835-6378 or admissionsvc@svcc.edu, with questions.

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