Area college seniors will be attending online graduations, having delayed ceremonies — or are even giving up on the idea of a formal ceremony.
Nicole Holko, 39, of Greene Township, a nursing student at Kent State University Ashtabula campus, said she was disappointed about not having a traditional college graduation ceremony with all of her family, friends and fellow students in attendance. But Holko is optimistic about her future after graduation.
Two of her fellow nursing school classmates, Brittany Cooper of Rome Township and Robert Cogar of Madison, also expressed optimism.
On the other hand, two Youngstown State University students — Nathanael Hawthorne of Austintown, a telecommunications major, and Sarah Dubos of Newton Falls, a theater major — are both disappointed by not being able to