Cultural achievement ceremonies open to the public

Students attend the spring 2018 ceremony for indigenous students.

American Indian and Indigenous Ceremony
Students attend the spring 2018 ceremony for indigenous students.

From: Student Affairs

Virginia Tech Cultural and Community Centers (CCC) will host 10 cultural achievement ceremonies and receptions to honor spring 2019 graduates. Ceremonies are open to the public.

  • Aliyah, a celebration of achievement for Jewish undergraduate and graduate students, Wednesday, May 15, 1:30 p.m., in Room 219 in Squires Student Center.
  • American Indian & Indigenous, Thursday, May 16, 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Brush Mountain Room
  • Asian American, Thursday, May 16, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Graduate Life Center Auditorium
  • Donning of the Kente, a celebration of achievement for Black and African American undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. candidates, for winter and spring graduates, Thursday, May 16, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in Commonwealth Ballroom
  • Gesta Latina, a Hispanic-Latino achievement ceremony, Wednesday, May 15, 4-6 p.m. in Haymarket Theatre
  • International Student Achievement, Wednesday, May 15, 7-9 p.m. in Commonwealth Ballroom
  • Lavender, a celebration of achievement for graduating students of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and ally community, Wednesday, May 15, 5-7 p.m. in the Graduate Life Center Auditorium
  • Muslim, Wednesday, May 15, 3 p.m. in Old Dominion Ballroom
  • Students in Recovery, Thursday, May 16, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Hahn Garden Pavilion
  • Veterans, Thursday, May 16, 10 a.m.-noon at Holtzman Alumni Center.

For more information, visit the Cultural and Community Centers website.