WORCESTER, Mass. – Worcester Polytechnic Institute celebrated the class of 2020 with a socially distanced commencement season in place of its traditional 152nd commencement exercises.
Amanda Ezeobiejesi of Menifee earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science with high distinction.
Since the class of 2020 was unable to receive diplomas in person this year, they instead received personal commencement packages that were mailed to their home and included their diplomas, commencement regalia and other items to celebrate their successes, as well as a congratulatory video message from university president Laurie Leshin. In total, the institute awarded 1,043 bachelor’s degrees, 674 master’s degrees and 54 doctoral degrees.
In her video message, Leshin made the traditional c