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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 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 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.

Event Details: Latinx Graduates Recognition Ceremony

Thursday, May 9th, 2024
Ceremony: 1-3pm | SLC Ballroom

Registration is a requirement for participation. Registration must be completed by March 15th at 11:59 pm, but if you need to edit your form after the deadline, you will have multiple opportunities to make changes.


Photos From Past Ceremonies