Affinity Group and Cultural Graduation Celebrations

Affinity Group and Cultural Graduation Celebrations

Each year, graduating SDSU students gather to celebrate their accomplishments through a variety of affinity group and cultural graduation celebrations. These events represent opportunities to share their achievements with other students, family, faculty, staff, and alumni while reveling in their unique cultural expressions and identities.

Members of the university community and general public are invited to take part in, or to support the graduates by attending any of the following listed celebrations. If interested, please contact the appropriate person included below to confirm your attendance for planning purposes.

Student Veteran Graduation Celebration
Date: May 4, 2012
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: SVO House
Contact:  Steve Scott
Phone: (559) 901-2748

Lavender Graduation Celebration
Date: May 8, 2012
Time: 3-5 p.m.
Location: Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center
Contact:  Susan Cayleff, Department of Women’s Studies
Phone: (619) 594-5943

33rd Annual Black Baccalaureate Ceremony Africana Studies
Date: May 17, 2012
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Lincoln High School, 4777 Imperial Avenue, San Diego, CA

American Indian Graduation Celebration
Date: May 17, 2012
Time: 5:30-8 p.m.
Location: Sycuan Resort, 3007 Dehesa Rd., El Cajon, CA 92019
Phone: (619) 594-6991

Filipino Graduation Celebration
Date: May 7, 2012
Time: 6 p.m.
Tentative location: Tula Hall
Contact: Kevin Yabes (

Raices Unidas
Family Graduation Celebration
Date: May 19, 2012
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: ENS 280
Phone: (619) 594-2817

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