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USC announces tentative date for graduation

The university is also exploring virual options for those who can't attend.
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Due to the coronavirus pandamic, the Univesity of South Carolina made the   decision to cancel May graduations for safety. 

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The university has now set tentative graduation dates of August 7 and August 8, according to Jeff Stensland, chief communications officer for USC. "But obviously, that’s subject to change depending on whether it’s safe to hold large gatherings by then," Stensland said.

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The university is also exploring virtual options for those who may not be able to attend, Stensland said.

We'll update this story as more information becomes available.