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DIXON – Sauk Valley Community College is postponing its May 15 commencement and pinning ceremony, it said in a news release this morning.

A new date is not yet set.

“We know this is the highlight of the college experience for students and their families. It is a celebration of our students’ accomplishments and a sense of pride for the college,” the release said.

But, we must be responsible in the face of uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and take into consideration the health and well-being of our students and the Sauk community.”

Go to for updates. Students also are advised to continue to check their Sauk email account frequently.

Contact Pamela Medema, 815-835-6378 or, with questions.

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