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Special Celebrations

Special Celebrations


 

At Western Kentucky University, several units celebrate graduates through special ceremonies and recognition events. Check back for dates on these specific events. 


 

Lavender Recognition Ceremony
Lavender Recognition Ceremony

Tuesday, April 27 at 6:00 p.m. in Downing Student Union

The Lavender Recognition Ceremony celebrates and recognizes the achievements and contributions of WKU's LGBTQ and Ally graduates from all races and ethnicities. This annual celebration will recognize Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 graduates.

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ISEC Graduation Celebration
ISEC Graduation Celebration
Thursday, April 29 at 6:00 p.m. in E.A. Diddle Arena

The Intercultural Student Engagement Center (ISEC) sponsors WKU’s graduation celebration for students who identify as Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Native American, or Multiracial.  The event will recognize Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 graduates.

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ROTC
WKU ROTC Commissioning

Friday, April 30 at 3:00 p.m. in E.A. Diddle Arena

WKU will commission 22 cadets as 2nd Lieutenants into the U.S. Army during the ceremony on Friday, April 30, 2021 in E.A. Diddle Arena. The commissioning ceremony will be at 3:00 p.m. on the main floor of Diddle Arena.

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April 30, 2021

MHC Graduation Reception

MHC Graduation Reception

Mahurin Honors College

Friday, April 30, 2021

11:00am CST

Location: Sloan Convention Center

Each MHC graduating senior will be invited, along with two guests.  These invitations have been sent via email and mail.  Any scholar who has a question about the event should reach out to honors@wku.edu, and we would be more than happy to answer your questions.  CONGRATS #MHC21.  We look forward to celebrating each of you!

April 30, 2021

WKU ROTC Commissioning

WKU ROTC Commissioning

Friday, April 30, 2021

3:00pm CST

Location: E.A. Diddle Arena

April 30, 2021

Department of Art and Design Graduation Celebration

Department of Art and Design Graduation Celebration

Art and Design / PCAL

April 30, 2021

5:00pm – 7:00pm CST

Location: Colonnade Lawn / Tent

All Spring 2020, Fall 2020, and Spring 2021 grads are invited. Please RSVP to Alicia Fryia (Alicia.fryia@wku.edu) Let us know if you are coming and how many people you plan to bring with you (family, etc.) This is a casual come and go event, remarks and announcement of grads will begin at 5:30pm. Light refreshments will be served. Masks and social distancing required.

 

 


 

Commencement Week

 

Western Kentucky University departments can send more information about their special celebrations to webservices@wku.edu. Events will be added to this page leading up to Commencement.

 



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 Last Modified 4/23/21