Memphis College of Art’s final creation: A prerecorded commencement

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: April 30, 2020 9:32 AM CT | Published: April 29, 2020 6:59 PM CT

Memphis College of Art is closing and graduates its last class on May 9. The pandemic has made a difficult situation harder, forcing the college to substitute a prerecorded commencement video for the real graduation ritual.


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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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