The Class of 2020 was set to don their graduation gowns—but COVID-19 threatened to keep caps from flying.
An interactive, innovative virtual event to honor the graduates and their loved ones—in just 13 days.
A rich celebration of achievement featuring heartwarming photos, global engagement, and happy memories.
Pomp—and an unusual circumstance
As the First State’s flagship university, with a history of pioneering achievements, The University of Delaware (UD) is committed to providing excellence in education—emphasizing innovation and discovery. In the spring of 2020, UD’s graduates couldn’t wait to walk across the stage in all their academic finery as friends and family cheered them on. But when the pandemic put everyone at risk, the university needed a new plan, pronto.
Making the grade with Brandlive
University students and leaders rose to the challenge with the innovative spirit that defines their school. They decided to postpone a traditional commencement ceremony, but wanted to celebrate their hard work and big milestone with a virtual event that would allow everyone to celebrate safely. With time running out, Brandlive partnered with UD make their vision a reality—in just 13 days.