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Multicultural and Cultural Graduation Stoles

Each semester, the office of Diversity and Inclusion offers cultural graduate stoles for those who wishes to wear them for graduation or preserve them as keepsakes to commemorate the occasion. Cultural stoles commemorate and highlight those experiences and accomplishments within students’ familial and cultural environment.  Please read below the descriptions of each cultural stole.

  • Multicultural Stole: Multicultural Stole-represents ALL students Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Asian, Asian-Pacific Islander, American Indian, Multiracial identities, etc.
  • Black/African American Stole: Kente Stole- African, African American, Black identities.
  • Hispanic/Latin(x) Stole: Serape Stole (Hispanic/Latin(x) identities)
  • Native Stole: Indigenous/Native tribes and heritage.
  • Lavender Stole: LGBTQ+ identities

Multicultural Graduation Reception

Friday, December 1, 2023 - Add to calendar

11 a.m., Student Union Living Room

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosts the Multicultural Graduation Reception to honor graduating students from underrepresented backgrounds. Friends and family are highly encouraged to attend this event. Please do not miss out on this outstanding opportunity to be recognized and honored for your hard work and shared Northwest Experiences.

Note: Deadline to register is November 20, 2023.  You do not have to attend the reception for the cultural stole.

Graduation Stole and Reception Form