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Latinx Graduates Recognition Ceremony

English description

The Latinx Graduates Recognition Ceremony, “Raíces y Sueños,” is a recognition ceremony held once a year by the Latinx community at Vanderbilt to celebrate the achievements and successes of all graduating Latinx students. The ceremony serves as a unique space for students to pay homenaje to family, friends, faculty, staff, and administrators who have supported their journeys. With food, music, graduation stoles, guest speakers, student awards, and photo opportunities, we invite all to join us in this fun and family-oriented celebration!

Descripción en Español

La celebración de los graduados, “Raíces y Sueños,” es una ceremonia celebrada por la comunidad Latinx de Vanderbilt cada año para celebrar los logros y los éxitos de todos los graduados Latinxs. La ceremonia sirve como un espacio único en el cual los estudiantes rinden homenaje a sus familias, sus amigos, la facultad, los empleados, y los administradores que los apoyaron en la universidad. ¡Te invitamos a que nos acompañes en esta celebración tan divertida y orientado a nuestras familias! Ven a disfrutar con bocaditos, música, la entrega de estolas para la graduación, oradores invitados, premios estudiantiles, y oportunidades para tomar fotos.

Participation

Participation is open to all undergraduate, graduate, and professional students who will earn their degree from Vanderbilt University in the designated academic year. Students must register online before the deadline in order to guarantee participation and recognition in the printed program. Please note that the Raíces y Sueños: Latinx Graduates Celebration is held in addition to formal graduation events and is not a substitute for the official Commencement ceremony.

 

Please check back beginning in early spring for more information about the 2021 Ceremony!

Please email us at SCSJI@vanderbilt.edu for more information about partnerships, collaborations, or general requests related to the Latinx Graduates Recognition Ceremony.

 

Photos From Past Ceremonies

 

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