An Oklahoma faculty’s digital commencement was reduce brief by a hacker who put a racial slur and swastika on the display, college officers stated.
Oklahoma Metropolis College stated a graduate was giving a blessing throughout Saturday’s ceremony held on Zoom when the offensive picture appeared, KFOR reported.
“Though we took security precautions, sadly, the digital platform we used to attach has turn into a goal,” OCU President Martha Burger, in response to the report.
In a message to the OCU group, Burger slammed the incident as a “horrendous act of racism, bigotry, and anti-Semitism.”
“I can’t take away this ache and damage, however I would like you to know, that at OCU, we are going to proceed to pursue the values that outline us — values of integrity, respect, variety and inclusion, and collaboration,” she stated.
Burger stated the incident was reported to federal and state authorities and the college will pursue “each avenue to make sure that these accountable are held accountable below the legislation.”