Multicultural Graduation Celebration

The Multicultural Graduation Celebration acknowledges the value and uniqueness of underrepresented student experiences and serves to commemorate and highlight the accomplishments of individuals within their familial and cultural context. The Division of Student Affairs encourages all Lions to learn more about how to participate in this culturally based graduation celebration.

What is a Multicultural Graduation Ceremony?
The Multicultural Graduation Celebration is an opportunity to recognize historically marginalized communities of students. This includes those of racially and ethnically minoritized identities and LGBTQIA+ identities. 

When and where will the Multicultural Graduation Celebration be?
Participating seniors will receive a link to the celebration video. The video will also be sent to the campus and stream on the campus' social media pages.

Who can participate in the Multicultural Graduation Celebration?
Any Penn State Harrisburg student (undergraduate or graduate) who will be graduating spring 2021 can participate.

I'm in! Sign me up! 

What does it cost?
Nothing! It is FREE.

What is going to take place?
Each student will receive a stole that they can wear to graduation and have their own slide highlighting their major, degree, hometown, and their picture in the video! When you receive your stole in the mail, take a selfie and email it to Perdeta L. Bush at [email protected] to be included in the celebration video.

When is the deadline to register?
April 30, 2021

Who do I contact if I have questions?
If you have a question, please contact:
Perdeta L. Bush at [email protected],
Danielle Lynch at [email protected], or
Kalisha DeVan at [email protected]