APRIL 30, 2020 – FORT MYERS, FLA —Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) will honor 3,000 graduates in the Class of 2020 during virtual commencement ceremonies at 5 p.m., Friday, June 5.
In a first-of-its-kind event for FSW, the college will host three virtual commencement ceremonies on YouTube. The School of Education, the School of Business and Technology, and the School of Health Professions’ graduates will be honored in one ceremony while the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and the School of Pure and Applied Sciences’ graduates will share two ceremonies split alphabetically by graduates’ last names. The ceremonies will launch on YouTube simultaneously.
Recorded speeches by three student speakers, nominated by FSW faculty, will be included in all three ceremonies. Graduates will have the opportunity to record their own video and submit a photo, which will be shown during the ceremony. A special Snapchat FSW cap and gown filter will also be available to virtually create their own special graduation picture.