University rescheduled graduation ceremony after threat

BOCA RATON, Florida. – Florida Atlantic University officials say that they are recasting a graduation ceremony that was canceled because of a threatening note left in a bathroom.

Wednesday press release from the school says out-of-state and international students are invited to a special ceremony this week, during a dedication ceremony will be planned for others next week. No specific times and / or dates were immediately given. Anyone who is not in the shifted ceremonies back for the regular fall commencement in December.

The Boca Raton university canceled a Tuesday evening ceremony just minutes before it was set to begin. FAU police say an employee found a sticky note with a threat to the ceremony in a women’s toilet. Officials would not say what the threat was.

Officials say 462 students had planned to take part.

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