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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. 


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WKU International Graduation Reception
Thursday, December 12 at 5:00 p.m. in HCIC Multipurpose Room

Please join us in honor of our international student graduates from around the world. Graduating students will be celebrated with a sash and pinning ceremony on behalf of IEM. 
ROTC Commissioning

Military Science ROTC Fall Commissioning

Friday, December 13 at 3:00 p.m. in Diddle Arena

Military Science ROTC Fall Commissioning Ceremony
ISEC Graduation Celebration

ISEC Graduation Celebration

Friday, December 13 at 6:00 p.m. in DSU Auditorium 

The Intercultural Student Engagement Center (ISEC) sponsors WKU’s May graduation celebration for students who identify as Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Native American, or Multiracial.  




DECEMBER 14, 2019

12:00 PM

English Department December Graduation Celebration

Location: Centennial Mall

English graduates and their families/friends are invited to walk over to Centennial Mall immediately following the PCAL commencement ceremony (12/14, approximately noon) for a brief celebration. English faculty will be present to congratulate the graduates and meet their families. 

01:00 PM to 02:30 PM

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences (CEBS) Graduation Reception

Location: Gary A. Ransdell Hall, 2nd and 3rd floor atriums

Description: Please join us as we celebrate our College of Education and Behavioral Sciences (CEBS) graduates.

01:30 PM

Public Health Hooding Ceremony

Location: Honors College / International Center (HCIC) 1011

Description: The Department of Public Health is holding a hooding ceremony for graduate students in our three master programs: Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Health Administration (MHA), and Master of Science in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (MS-EOHS).  Reception immediately following. Guests are welcome.


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 Last Modified 11/19/19