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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

Held annually in the Spring, the Lavender Recognition Ceremony celebrates and recognizes the achievements and contributions of WKU's LGBTQ and Ally graduates from all races and ethnicities. 

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ISEC Graduation Celebration
ISEC Graduation Celebration
Thursday, December 8 at 7:00 p.m. in Downing Student Union Auditorium

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 2022 graduates. Registration is required.

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ROTC
WKU ROTC Commissioning

Monday, December 12 at 10:00 a.m. in Downing Student Union, Room 2123

WKU commissions cadets as 2nd Lieutenants into the U.S. Army during the WKU ROTC Commissioning ceremony. 

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December 1, 2022

WKU Grad Bash

WKU Grad Bash

Location: Eva and Jim Martens Alumni Center

Thursday, December 1 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 pm

Exclusively for December 2022 Graduates

We want to celebrate your achievements and welcome our newest grads to the WKU Alumni family!

Join us for music, photo ops, door prizes, complimentary appetizers and beverages. 

RSVP for WKU Grad Bash at http://alumni.wku.edu/gradbash.

Presented by WKU Young Alumni Council and WKU Student Alumni Ambassadors

December 8, 2022

Mahurin Honors College Graduation Recognition Ceremony

MHC Graduation Recognition Ceremony

Location: Eva and Jim Martens Alumni Center 

Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Let’s celebrate! The Mahurin Honors College is proudly hosting its Fall 2022 Graduation Recognition Ceremony! Graduates of the MHC and their guests are asked to arrive no later than 4:45 to check in. 

RSVP Required: https://www.wku.edu/honors/grad/fall.php 

 

Additional Special Celebrations

 

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 11/18/22