Graduation…Commencement…Which is it?!

Melissa W.
The ceremonies are over, dorms are empty, and campuses are quiet. The Class of 2022 is now off to accomplish bigger and better things! But, the fun and excitement leading up to and surrounding graduation day is still felt…wait…or is it ‘commencement’? Hm. The two terms tend to go hand-in-hand each spring, but which term is correct? Do they mean two different things?

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Elementary School Graduations – Yes, Have Them!

Melissa W.
We’re toward the end of the busy college graduation season and are fast approaching high school commencement ceremonies. Smack dab in the middle of all of this comes elementary school graduations. That’s right! Commencements happen for children as young as preschool.

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It’s Crunch Time for Spring Graduation Orders!

Melissa W.
Mid-April means it’s crunch time for getting in those orders. We’ve received several emails this week with important questions and we’d like to address those for anyone looking to place orders for graduation recognition products.

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End of School Year Traditions in Ukraine

Melissa W.
With the spring semester underway and graduations on the horizon, we can’t help but be excited for all the fun ahead. But we are also struggling, knowing that so many people in Ukraine are fleeing for their lives amid an unwanted war. Life is at a standstill and education is understandably not a priority while there is so much uncertainty for Ukrainians.

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High School Graduation Rates Continue to Increase in New York State Despite Pandemic Hurdles

Melissa W.
Can you hear that? It’s the sound of Pomp & Circumstance playing as we get closer and closer to graduation season – and for more high school students in New York state, graduation will become a reality.

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Visual Recognition at Graduation: Add More Than Flair to Your Gown

Melissa W.
It may still be January, but we are ramping up for what will be likely one of the busiest and most-exciting graduation seasons to date! Many schools and universities have plans for in-person ceremonies this year, some of which will be the first since 2019, and we can’t wait to start celebrating our Senior Class Grads!

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The Class of 2022: This is YOUR Year!

Melissa W.
It’s a new year, which means an entirely new class of graduates are getting set to walk across the stage this coming spring, finally getting a chance to turn their tassels from right to left and celebrate their accomplishments in front of family, friends, and classmates. Even better? Many schools have plans for in-person graduation ceremonies, some of which are the first to happen since 2019!

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Made in America Products for the All-American Grad

Melissa W.
The quality of our products is unmatched, as we truly understand the importance of outfitting graduates across the United States with honor recognition gear made in the country where they entered to learn and will go forth to serve. We trust you’ll agree.

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How to Safely Celebrate Your Graduation During COVID-19

Melissa W.
The big day is finally here -- your graduation! You’ve worked hard and anxiously awaited this day for years. You’ve always pictured a big celebration with family and friends to mark the occasion, but one uninvited party guest is trying to mess up all of the fun: COVID-19. Your graduation ceremony may already be scaled down, whether it’s in person or virtual, and your post-commencement party may also look a little different than planned, but there’s great news: There’s still ways you can celebrate and feel special during the COVID-era.

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2020: A Senior Class Year in Review

Melissa W.
We think we can all agree that 2020 has been one heck of a year and we’re ready to put it behind us and head toward brighter days in 2021. We’ve learned a lot, but one thing sticks out in our minds: The Class of 2020 is resilient!

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