A Quinnipiac University graduation ceremony was postponed Sunday after the school received a bomb threat, officials said.
University officials delayed the College of Arts and Sciences graduation ceremony, as Hamden, Conn., police responded to the incident.
“There was a security threat at Quinnipiac University's third commencement ceremony today on the Mount Carmel Campus,” read a statement from the university. “The commencement was moved to the TD Bank Sports Center, and is delayed until 7:30 p.m. ET.”
First published May 18 2014, 5:08 PM
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Bratu previously worked for newspapers and television stations in Romania and Germany, and did a stint as a blogger and Web producer for a tech and social media start-up in Virginia.
She comes from Arad, Romania, and attended Columbia University in New York and Washington and Lee University in Virginia.