The 52nd House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will visit a commencement celebration in the Northampton-based all-women Smith College, which will be organized virtually due to the lockdown.
The remote commencement is set for May 17th and the plans for it include the conferral of degrees and the reading of the graduate students’ names. Pelosi will speak before the graduates along with the college presidents
The alumni of the liberal arts college will accept their diplomas by mail. But Smith College still wants to have an actual celebration in the next academic year, when the quarantine will hopefully be over.
The Smith College class of 2020 comprises 635 undergraduates and 51 graduates, reports NBC.