More than 7,000 students representing all 50 states and 73 countries have earned degrees as part of Oregon State University’s class of 2020.

While Oregon State’s traditional commencement ceremonies were postponed in keeping with the university’s measures to help reduce the risk and spread of COVID-19, the graduating students are being celebrated this month online. To watch celebratory messages and learn more about the Oregon State class of 2020, visit

This year’s class includes 7,181 total graduates earning 7,452 degrees, with 267 people earning double degrees and two receiving three degrees. With this year’s graduates, Oregon State has now awarded 265,147 degrees in the university’s history.

From John Day, Jennifer I. McCloskey earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts, summa cum laude, in applied visual arts, and Taylor A. McCluskey earned a Bachelor of Science in biology.

From Mt. Vernon, Skylar Powell earned a Bachelor of Science in agricultural sciences.

From Seneca, Kelsey D. Long earned a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology, and Joshua T. Walker earned a Bachelor of Science in natural resources.

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