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ENMU-R postpones live graduation ceremonies

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Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell will postpone in-person graduation ceremonies for the time being.

Shawn Powell, president of ENMU-R, made the announcement Tuesday morning and said that additional information is expected to be available Friday.

Because of the coronavirus crisis and the state orders concerning it that limit gatherings and require social distancing, the May 8 graduation exercises that were scheduled to occur at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center will not be held.

Powell said that it might be possible to hold virtual ceremonies now or to allow May graduates to participate in the December ceremonies.

He said he that expects more information will be shared at 11 a.m. Friday during a Facebook Live session.

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