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

Event: MLIS End-of-Year Banquet, June 6

Event: MLIS End-of-Year Banquet

June 6, 2019
Washington Park Arboretum, Wisteria Hall
7 to 9:30 PM

Current MLIS students are invited to the MLIS End-of-Year Banquet from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at the Washington Park Arboretum’s Wisteria Hall, to celebrate our accomplishments and toast the graduating cohort. Hosted by ALISS, iYouth, SAA, and sALA, the event will feature hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, and music. iYouth will announce its Summer Reading Challenge, and attendees can learn about MLIS events planned for the summer. As this is not a sit-down banquet, the tone of the evening will be casual yet refined. Attendees are encouraged to dress however they feel most comfortable.

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