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Multicultural Graduation Celebration

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

In addition to our University Commencement Ceremonies for your Academic Department(s), you are also invited to participate in our Multicultural Graduation Celebrations, which will take place on:

  • Veteran Graduation Celebration
    May 17 | 7:00pm
    PAC 134
    Reception immediately following at the PAC Courtyard
  • Asian & Pacific Islander Graduation Celebration
    May 18 | 7:00pm
    PAC 144
    Reception immediately following at the PAC Courtyard
  • Latino Graduation Celebration
    May 20 | 1:00pm
    Laxson Auditorium, 1 pm (Recorded/ Simulcast Ayres 120/ 106)
    Reception immediately following on Ayres Hall Lawn
  • Black Graduation Celebration
    May 20 | 2:00pm
    Harlen Adams Theater (PAC 144)
    Reception immediately following at the PAC Courtyard
  • Lavender Graduation Celebration 
    May 21 | 1:00pm
    Zingg Recital Hall
    Reception Immediately Following at PAC Courtyard

These celebrations provide an opportunity to acknowledge your academic achievements, honor your family, friends, and other significant people who have helped you achieve this amazing accomplishment. The ceremonies are open to all students who would like to sign up and participate.

Please click on the link of the graduation celebration you are interested in participating in which contains an application to participate, deadlines and other important information.

“The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match, each one of you is a fuse.” –Ed Koch

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