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Original Description

The complete program for Portland State University's 2020 virtual Commencement ceremonies.

Streaming video (.mp4, 32 minutes) includes Portland State University congratulations and messages from the President, Provost, Board of Trustees, Alumni Association, and keynotes from a graduate and faculty member.


Video table of contents:

0:00 - Unipiper plays Pomp and Circumstance.

0:20 - Photo Slide Show Mosaic of 2020 Grads

1:20 - PSU is Resilient video piece

2:40 - National Anthem

5:00 - Provost Jeffords - Welcome and Land Recognition

6:25 - President Percy address

10:32 - Provost Jeffords - Recognition of First-gen grads, Faculty innovation during Pandemic, and Latin Honors

12:55 - Christine Vernier - Message from the Board of Trustees

14:46 - Eric Brown - Message from the Alumni Association

16:55 - Proud Viks - Messages from the community

19:45 - Idowu (Jola) Ajibade - Faculty Keynote Message

27:25 - Darren Harold-Golden '19 '20 - Graduate Keynote Message

Original Format

PDF booklet; 1485 KB; 105 pp.


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2020 Commencement Program and Video Highlights