WHAT IS KARAMU YA WAHITIMU/CELEBRACIÓN DE LOS GRADUADOS?

 It is a pre-commencement celebration and final Rites of Passage graduation ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of all graduating African, African American, Native American and Latino/Hispanic undergraduate and graduate students.

Students are recognized and bestowed with a cultural cloth by a faculty member in their respective college. And will receive practical advice from a Kent State University Alumni and former Karamu participant, who will serve as the Keynote Speaker.

When is KARAMU YA WAHITIMU/CELEBRACIÓN DE LOS GRADUADOS?

Thursday, May 11th at 6:00pm in the Memorial Athletic Convocation Center (MACC)

Who Can Participate?

Students of color graduating Spring and Summer 2017

How Can I Participate?

Register Now

Please Note: If you do not register to participate in the ceremony and you would like a cultural stole, you will have to purchase the stole at discounted rate from the Student Multicultural Center.

When Does Registration Close?

Registation closes on Friday, March 17th. 

Who Can I Contact for Questions?

If you have any questions, please call the Student Multicultural Center at, (330) 672-3560 or email us at, STUDENT_MULTICULTURAL_CENTER@kent.edu.

Fall 2016 Photos
Spring 2016 Photos
SPRING 2016 PHOTOS
Karamu Fall 2015 Photos

 

Karamu Fall 2016 Dais

Zulema Uscanga- Karamu Fall 2016 Keynote Speaker

Cultural Drumming- Karamu Fall 2016