University of Louisville Cultural Center presents the
2018 Graduation Celebration
“New Doors, New Beginnings.”
May 10, 2018 - 6 p.m., Strickler Hall Middleton Auditorium
Education is a part of the strong heritage that many people of color assiduously fought for. This tradition of perseverance and resolve has enabled many students to have the opportunity and privilege to not only attend but also graduate from an institution of higher learning. The Cultural Center Graduation Celebration is an opportunity for the university to acknowledge the achievements of underrepresented students and for the graduates to also thank their families, friends, faculty, and mentors for their support.
- Celebrate the success of underrepresented students at the University of Louisville
- Motivate and encourage current and future underrepresented to reach degree attainment at the Baccalaureate, Masters and Doctoral level
- Offer underrepresented student an intimate opportunity to thank their friends, family, faculty, and staff that have supported them on their academic journey
The Graduation Celebration is an annual event to pay homage to the past, while celebrating the future and endless possibilities of all graduating underrepresented students at the University of Louisville. This year's celebration will feature an alumni keynote speaker, a graduating student speaker, music, and individual recognition. Attire for graduates will be cap & gown or all black. Summer and December graduates are encourage to wear all black. This event is open to the public. Graduates are welcome to invite friends and family to the event.
·Special message from guests including the Vice Provost for Diversity & International Affairs Dr. Mordean Taylor-Archer, and representatives from the University of Louisville Alumni Association
·Kente Cloth & Graduation sashe distribution (Graduates are not required to wear cloth and/or sashes to participate)
THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL 2018 GRADUATES (MAY, SUMMER & DECEMBER) INCLUDING CANDIDATES SEEKING UNDERGRADUATE,GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL DEGREES.
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 Ave.