Event: 22nd Annual Black Graduation Ceremony & Kente Ceremony

Event: 22nd Annual Black Graduation Ceremony & Kente Ceremony

Deadline: Register by May 31

Thursday, June 13, 2019
7:30 to 10:00 PM
Meany Hall, UW Seattle Campus

The Black Graduation Ceremony is a pre-commencement celebration to honor African and African American students who through unyielding determination have successfully completed an undergraduate or graduate degree from the University of Washington. The Ceremony is representative of African and African American culture and heritage, embraces the value of community and scholarship, and culminates with a Kente Stole presentation. This is a Celebration for Graduates to be recognized for their accomplishments and provided an opportunity to honor significant people who have helped them achieve their goal. Students are honored together in one setting and their families also get the opportunity to celebrate their hard work and dedication.

Participation in the UW Black Graduation & Kente Ceremony is open to all UW undergraduate and graduate students who have earned their degree between Autumn ‘18, Winter ‘19, and Spring ‘19, or are scheduled to earn their degree Summer ‘19. Continue reading

Event: Filipino Graduation, June 8

Event: Filipino Graduation

Saturday, June 8, 2019
3-7 pm
Intellectual House

Filipino Graduation is held to celebrate students graduating within the Filipinx community here at UW. Whether you are a part of a Filipinx student organization or identify as Filipina, Filipinx, or Filipino, fill out this form, if you would like to participate in this wonderful ceremony centered around you and your graduating class’s achievement! It will be held at the Intellectual House on June 8th from 3:00 pm-7:00 pm. Continue reading

Employment: Graduate School GEMS Office – Hourly Student Assistant, June 14

Employment: Graduate School GEMS Office – Hourly Student Assistant

Deadline: Materials due Friday, June 14, 2019

Graduate Enrollment Management Services (GEMS) is a division of the Graduate School that facilitates admissions and graduation at the graduate level. GEMS is hiring an hourly student assistant to provide critical administrative support to the GEMS team. This position will primarily include clerical duties such as processing incoming mail, filing, assisting with departmental email, providing back-up telephone support, and special projects as assigned. The assistant will report to the Administrative Program Specialist, but will provide support to the GEMS advisors and Director as needed. Continue reading

Events: Memorial Day is… 2019, May 20 through 27

Events: Memorial Day is…

May 20 through 27, 2019
UW Campuses

Memorial Day is a sacred day in the military community. It is a day in which we celebrate our fallen service members, one where we honor their lives and sacrifices, and the day that we mourn their loss together with our surrounding community.

Memorial Day is… is a week of events aimed at raising awareness of the true meaning of Memorial Day and a way for the military community to welcome in our friends and family to mourn the loss of our military service members who made the ultimate sacrifice. The 2019 Memorial Day is… program will focus on servicewomen who made the ultimate sacrifice. Continue reading

Event: 2019 Lavender Graduation, June 11

2019 Lavender Graduation – Hosted by Aleksa Manila

Deadline: Graduates must register by June 5

Tuesday, June 11th
6:00 – 8:30 PM
wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ Intellectual House

Keynote Speaker: Poet & Educator J Mase III.

J Mase III is based in Seattle by way of Philly. He is the author of If I Should Die Under the Knife, Tell my Kidney I was the Fiercest Poet Around, as well as And Then I Got Fired: One Transqueer’s Reflections on Grief, Unemployment, and Inappropriate Jokes about Death.” As an educator, J Mase has worked with thousands of community members in the US, the UK, and Canada on the needs of LGBTQIA+ youth and adults in spaces such as K-12 schools, universities, faith communities, and restricted care facilities among others. Check him out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and at https://jmaseiii.com/

The Who, What, When, Where, Why & How:

Who: Lavender Graduation is open to any student eligible, at any level (undergraduate or graduate/professional) for graduation in the 2018-2019 (including fall 2019) academic year. Guests do not have to be graduating or be of a certain sexual or gender orientation/identity/expression to participate or attend this year-end celebration. Everyone is welcome!!! Continue reading