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Rockford University celebrates 167th commencement

More than 300 graduates crossed the stage on Saturday to receive their degree.
Updated: May. 15, 2021 at 9:36 PM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - While the pandemic put many graduation ceremonies on pause, students at Rockford University celebrated graduation in person on Saturday and walked across the stage to receive their degree.

For the first time in the university’s history the ceremony was held on the school’s football field. The university says it awarded degrees to around 370 undergraduate and graduate students from 15 states and 13 countries.

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