2017 Donning of the Kente Ceremony at VCU

May 11, 2017

Everyone is invited to the Donning of the Kente Ceremony on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 5:00 pm in the Commonwealth Ballrooms, University Student Commons with keynote speaker, Samantha Willis, and traditional African dance performance by the Elegba Folklore Society.
The Donning of the Kente Ceremony celebrates the achievement of black undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. candidates. This ceremony provides students with a positive and rewarding experience that recognizes their hard work, dedication, and perseverance. Each graduate will receive a kente stole to symbolize their academic achievement.  Read more about this very special event.
The ceremony is free and open to all, however, seating is limited.  For additional information contact Jenaé Harrington in the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs at: (804) 828-6672, or