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

Event: First-Generation Graduate Student Celebration, June 13

First-Generation Graduate Student Celebration!

Thursday, June 13, 2019
4:30–6 pm (Doors open at 4 pm)
HUB Room 145
Free, but RSVP Required

All current first-generation graduate students* are cordially invited to this year-end celebration, whether you are graduating very soon or continuing in your grad program! Attend this event to build community with peers and to celebrate your milestones—no matter how big or small. Staff, faculty, and students’ family members are welcome! Free and delicious food and refreshments will be provided. Continue reading