Colleges cancel, postpone commencement; RIC student tests positive for COVID-19

Updated at 5:34 p.m.

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE announced late Monday that it is canceling its May 16 commencement. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE announced late Monday that it is canceling its May 16 commencement. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College and the University of Rhode Island have canceled commencement, joining efforts to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. RIC also announced a student who resides on campus has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and is in self-isolation on campus, per state protocol. RIC President Frank D. Sanchez said…

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