2013 Graduation Celebration “Our Journey: Two Cultures, One Celebration”
Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
University of Louisville Cultural Center presents the:
2013 Graduation Celebration
“Our Journey: Two Cultures, One Celebration”
The Graduation Celebration is an annual event where the purpose is to pay homage to the past, while celebrating the future and endless possibilities of all graduating African American & Hispanic students at the University of Louisville. This year's celebration will feature an alumni keynote speaker, a graduating student speaker, music that will reflect the occasion, and individual recognition. Attire for graduates will be cap & gown. Assitance will be provided to Summer and December graduates to secure cap and gowns. This event is open to the public. Friends and family welcome to attend.
This year's event will include:
·Special message from guests including Provost Shirley Willinghanz, Vice Provost for Diversity & International Affairs Dr. Mordean Taylor-Archer, and representatives from the University of Louisville Alumni Association
·Kente Cloth distribution (optional: color selection are based upon personal preference)
·Dessert reception to follow event
THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL 2013 GRADUATES (MAY, SUMMER & DECEMBER) INCLUDING CANDIDATES SEEKING UNDERGRADUATE,GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL DEGREES.
DEADLINE TO RSVP IS SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2013.
PLEASE NOTE: WALK IN REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE BUT KENTE CLOTHS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS.
Persons visiting UofL, attending University-sponsored workshops or seminars, attending special events held at the University and athletic events held on campus must display a temporary parking permit in their vehicles. Printable temporary permits can be obtained by clicking on the below link and creating a Guest account. Evening rate (Floyd Street Garage only) beginning at 4:00 pm until 6:00 am: $4.00
University of Louisville Cultural Center
120 E Brandeis
THIS EVENT IS CO-SPONSORED BY THE COMMISSION ON DIVERSITY AND RACIAL EQUALITY, AFRICAN AMERICAN PROGRAMMING FUND, AND THE WOODFORD R. PORTER SCHOLARS.