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HCHC TO HOLD COMBINED COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES FOR CLASSES OF 2020 AND 2021 IN MAY 2021
For the first time in its long history, Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology will hold combined commencement exercises for two classes, 2020 and 2021, in May 2021. This unprecedented action has been taken in response to the unprecedented challenges posed by the global pandemic. In a letter sent to graduating students and their families on April 15, HCHC President George M. Cantonis stressed that this "profoundly difficult decision" was based on current CDC public health recommendations for maintaining social distancing and other restrictions well into May. After consulting with the other members of HCHC's administration and...
HELLENIC COLLEGE HOLY CROSS TO HOLD COMMENCEMENT ONLINE
In keeping with CDC guidelines and restrictions on large gatherings by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology will not hold its traditional graduation exercises on May 9, as had been planned prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, following the example of many other academic institutions throughout the United States, a virtual gathering will be held and live-streamed for viewing by graduates and their families and friends from the safety of their homes. Planning is underway by HCHC's leadership for a ceremony that will appropriately acknowledge the graduates' achievements and convey the school's best...