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Contact

Leondra Gully
University of Louisville
Cultural Center

120 E Brandeis
Louisville, Kentucky 40292
cultural@louisville.edu
502-852-0231

When

Thursday May 10, 2012 at 6:00PM EDT Doors open at 5:30PM

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Where

Speed Art Museum
2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208


 
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SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS:
African American Programming Fund

Association of Black Students
College of Business Dean's Office
Council on Diversity & Racial Equality


 

African American Graduation Celebration
Mahafali: "Sherehe Ya Safari Yangu"
(Graduaton: "Celebration of My Journey")

The African American Graduation Celebration is an annual event where the purpose is  to p ay homage to the past, while celebrating the future and endless possibilities of graduating African American
students at the University of Louaagcisville. This year's celebration will feature a faculty keynote speaker, a graduating student speaker, music that will reflect the occasion, and individual recognition. Attire for graduates will be cap & gown.

This year's event will include:

  • Class Photo (will be taken prior to the celebration)
  • Special message from guests including Provost Willinghanz, the Vice Provost for Diversity & International Affairs, Alumni Association & African American Alumni Association
  • Kente Cloth distribution (optional)
  • Graduate testimonial video 
  • Family Photo Op (There will be a photographer on hand to capture photos for graduates and their loved ones)
  • Passing of the torch (this symbolic exercise will render the opportunity for the outgoing Assoc. of Black Students President to "pass the torch" to the Class of 2013 from the Class of 2012
  • Live band performance
  • Reception to follow event

 

THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL 2012 GRADUATES (MAY, SUMMER & DECEMBER) INCLUDING CANDIDATES SEEKING UNDERGRADUATE, GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL DEGREES.

 

Parking Information:

Parking will be available at the Speed Art Museum Parking Garage for a fee of $2 per hour ($6 daily maximum). Guests can also choose to park along the streets at a parking meter.

DEADLINE TO RSVP FOR CELEBRATION:
sUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012