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May 4, 2013 | 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Category: Student Activity
Location: General Lectures 100/150 | Map
5045 Anthony Wayne
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

The purpose of the African American Graduation Celebration is to provide an African-centered ceremony to recognize the accomplishments of the graduates, and the support received from family and friends. The African American Graduation Celebration provides a forum where excellence among students can be celebrated and achievements acknowledged.  It is not an alternative graduation, but rather a celebration of success. We strongly encourage your participation in the University Commencement to be held May 9, 2013 from Ford Field - please visit www.commencement.wayne.edu for more information.

Bridging the past with our present, the African American Graduation Celebration serves as a cultural rite of passage that recognizes and affirms all graduating students who have completed a rigorous course of study at WSU.  The African American Graduation Celebration is an African-centered ceremony that honors undergraduate, graduate and professional school students who have successfully completed their studies at Wayne State University.

Theme: “A Cultural Celebration of Academic Achievement”



It is FREE to participate in the 2013 African American Graduation Celebration on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 3:00 pm-8:00 pm in General Lectures Building.

**Keep in mind there is NO COST to participate in the celebration** (However if you would like to purchase a Kente Sash/Souvenir Ad Booklet cost is $30.00. Additional programs are $10.00 each; monies are due by April 19, 2013. )


Sponsored by The Office of Federal TRIO, Black Student Union (BSU), Student African American Brotherhood (S.A.A.B.), the Department of Africana Studies and Organization of Black Alumni (OBA)

For more information about this event, please contact Maxine G. Hudgins at 313-577-5052 or mghudgins@wayne.edu.