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The purpose of the Black Graduation Celebration is to provide a celebration that is representative of Black/African American and African tradition, heritage, culture, and legacy. We want to encourage students to set their sights on the completion of their chosen majors, and as a recruitment tool to motivate others to pursue advanced degrees at Grand Valley State University after seeing the success of their peers.
Over the years, Black Graduation Celebration ceremonies have become an essential expression of a rite of passage at many colleges and universities throughout the nation and it is our hope that celebration will serve as a tool to encourage academic excellence and community responsibility.
2021 Graduation Celebration Registration
2021 Black Graduation Celebration
Due to COVID-19, The 2021 Black Graduation Ceremony will be a virtual experience. Please use the form below to register in order to receive your stole by mail.