ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Institute of Technology is eliminating summer commencement ceremonies to save money.
The Atlanta university announced that it will hold two commencement ceremonies each year -- one in the fall and another in the spring -- instead of three.
Georgia Tech spokesman Matt Nagel tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the change is being made to be fiscally responsible. He said the move will save from $35,000 to $70,000.
Nagel said about 450 students participate in summer commencement. That compares to about 1,500 for fall and 2,300 for spring.
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