April 11, 2018

Eastern Michigan University Multicultural Graduation Celebration to honor underrepresented 2018 graduates on April 20


YPSILANTI – Eastern Michigan University will celebrate underrepresented students’ distinct experiences and accomplishments during the Multicultural Graduation Celebration, to be held on Friday, April 20, 2018.

The celebration will run from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Pease Auditorium, and doors will open to the public at 4 p.m. The following day will feature the EMU Winter Commencement.

All graduates, along with their family and friends, are invited to take part in the Multicultural Graduation Celebration as well as interested students, faculty, and staff.

The event is hosted by the Center for Multicultural Affairs (CMA), housed in the Department of Diversity and Community Involvement (DCI) at the EMU Student Center.

EMU English professor Heather Neff, a widely published author and director of the McNair Scholars Program at Eastern, will deliver the keynote speech.

For more information, contact the Center for Multicultural Affairs at (734) 487-2377 or email to cma_dci@emich.edu.

About Eastern Michigan University

Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest university in Michigan. It currently serves 20,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. EMU is regularly recognized by national publications for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website.

Contact Geoff Larcom, glarcom@emich.edu, 734.487.4401

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