Are you graduating this May (or December 2015/2016)? Do you want to participate in a graduation ceremony that recognizes and celebrates the achievements of underrepresented sexual and/or gender identity(ies) at the UA? Rainbow Graduation is open to all graduating undergraduates, graduates, or professional school students (including allies!) to show their fabulous wildcat pride!
Be recognized for your academic efforts and achievements at the 9th Annual Rainbow Graduation on Friday, May 6th at 6pm in Gallagher Theater in the Student Union. Graduates will receive rainbow cords, a certificate, and will be the guests of honor at a catered reception following the ceremony.
- Your name as you'd like it to appear on your certificate
- Graduating degree
- Career goal(s)
- Your favorite quotation
- Any leadership positions you have held in an organization that does social justice and/or LGBTQ+ community work
- Electronic picture of yourself. This information will be included as part of a PowerPoint presentation that will be shown as you are recognized during the ceremony.
- The name, email address, and phone number of your presenter:
As a graduating student, we ask that you please select someone who will present you with your rainbow cord and certificate. The person you select will have 30 seconds to say a few words about you. This person could be a friend, partner, family member, professor, mentor, neighbor, or whomever you choose.
*If you are having trouble finding a presenter or have any concerns about the presenter in general, please let us know. We can work with you and can make accommodations to ensure you have the best experience possible.
Here are all the details for the event:
Rainbow Graduation 2016:
The 9th Annual LGBTQA & Allied Graduation Celebration
Friday, May 6th, 2016
Gallagher Theater, Student Union, 1303 E. University
This festive and intimate end-of-the-year celebration will provide personal recognition of the achievements of underrepresented sexual and/or gender identity(ies) at the UA. Rainbow Graduation is open to all graduating undergraduates, graduates or professional school students (including allies!) to show their fabulous Wildcat Pride! Each graduate will receive a rainbow cord and certificate of honor, and a catered reception will follow the ceremony. You must register by April 25th to participate.
We look forward to honoring you in May!
The Rainbow Graduation Planning Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org
To see a list of previous Fabulous Faculty/Staff Award winners, click here