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Special Celebrations

Special Celebrations


At Western Kentucky University, several units celebrate graduates through special ceremonies and recognition events. 


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WKU International Graduation Reception

Wednesday, December 12


Honors College & International Center

Please join us in honor of our international student graduates from around the world at the WKU International Enrollment Management International Graduation Reception. Graduating students will be celebrated with a sash and pinning ceremony on behalf of IEM. Light refreshments will be served.

WKU Glasgow Graduand Ceremony


Thursday, December 13

5:00 pm

WKU Glasgow Campus

 Celebrating the accomplishments of graduates from the WKU Glasgow campus.
Commencement Activities

ISEC Graduation Celebration


Friday, December 14

6:00 pm

Downing Student Union Auditorium

The Intercultural Student Engagement Center (ISEC) sponsors WKU’s May graduation celebration for students who identify as Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Native American, or Multiracial.  Administrators, faculty, staff, classmates, and friends will gather to celebrate the students' accomplishments. 

ROTC Commissioning

Military Science ROTC Fall Commissioning


Friday, December 14

3:00 pm

Diddle Arena

Military Science ROTC Fall Commissioning Ceremony

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Master's of Public Health Hooding Ceremony

Friday, December 14

1:00 pm


Hooding ceremony for graduates of the Public Health master's program.


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 Last Modified 1/2/19