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Karamu Ya Wahitimu/

Celebración de los Graduados

This pre-commencement celebration and final Rites of Passage is graduation ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of all graduating African American, Native American, Latinx,Hispanic and Multiracial undergraduate and graduate students. A senior speaker will provide remarks before students are recognized and bestowed with a cultural cloth by a faculty member in their respective college.

Celebration Date and Time

Thursday, December 13th , 2018 at 6:00 P.M. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom at the Kent campus.

Karamu Ya Wahitimu/ Celebración de los Graduados pre-commencement save the date flyer

How to Participate

Registration for the Fall 2018 ceremony will open in late September.


View Photos from the Spring 2018 Celebration

Eligibility Requirements

African American, Latinx American, Hispanic, Native American and Multiracial students graduating in Fall 2018.

Information and 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.