Lavender Graduation, Black Graduation, Latinx Graduation Happening May 16-17
Where: Student Activity Center (SAC) Ballroom
When: Wednesday, May 16, 4 p.m.
Lavender Graduation honors the achievements of graduating LGBTQA+ students on campus. This year’s keynote will be Sebastián J. Colón-Otero, LCSW, who is the diversity coordinator and Latinx community liaison for the Counseling and Mental Health Center. A reception and LGBTQ+ Alumni Celebration will immediately follow in the Connally Balloroom of the Etter Harbin Alumni Center. Students should register by May 4 to be in the program, and to be guaranteed a rainbow tassel, stole and certificate at the event. Alums who didn’t have the opportunity to walk in Lav Grad are always welcome to join! Hosted by the Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC). Visit the GSC website for more information.
Where: Texas Union Ballroom, 3.202
When: Thursday, May 17, 2018, 12-3 p.m.
Black Graduation is an annual program that gives graduates the chance to commemorate and cherish all the accomplishments, memories, and challenges throughout their college years. It is an occasion for parents and families of graduates to meet with Black faculty and staff to gain a greater insight on the journey of their students. There is a $40 registration fee for Black Graduation. Register by April 30th to attend the event. Friends and family do not need to register to attend. Hosted by Afrikan American Affairs, a student agency within the MEC. Visit the MEC website for more information.
Where: Gregory Gymnasium Arena
When: Thursday, May 17, 6-9 p.m.
This ceremony is a day of celebration for the entire Latinx community. The ceremony recognizes the accomplishments, successes and achievements of all the Latinx graduates. There is a $40 registration fee. Register by April 30 to attend the event. Friends and family do not need to register to attend. Hosted by Latinx Community Affairs, a student agency within the MEC. Visit the MEC website for more information.