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      Harambee Black Grad Celebration & Umoja Recognition in Los Altos

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      June 20, 2019

      Thursday   5:30 PM

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      Harambee Black Grad Celebration & Umoja Recognition

      The Foothill College Umoja Community & African American Network invite you to join us for the  Harambee Black Graduation Celebration and Umoja Recognition Ceremony. Join your community to celebrate and recognize first-year Umoja Scholars and help us honor Foothill students of African Ancestry who are:GraduatingTransferringReceiving CertificatesInvite your family and friends to celebrate your accomplishments!  Program:Refreshments & Music: 5:30-6 p.m.Black Excellence & Rite of Passage Ceremony: 6-7:30 p.m.Dessert Reception: 7:30-8 p.m.  FAQs  Do I need a cap and gown to attend? No! No cap and gown required. Business casual or cultural attire is recommended.  I'm petitioning to graduate in summer 2019. Can I attend? Yes! Students who will complete their degree or certificate requirements by or before the end of fall 2019 are eligible to participate. Is this different from the main commencement ceremony? Yes. Students will be acknowledged individually for their educational accomplishments and given an opportunity to personally address those that have helped them reach their goals. You are still encouraged to attend the main graduation on Friday, June 28. Will I receive my degree/certificate at the ceremony? No. Kente stoles will be gifted to graduating participants and our Umoja participants will receive medallions. You will receive your actual degree/certificate in the mail after you have completed your final course. How many people can I invite? You are welcome to invite as many family and friends as you like. Please just RSVP accordingly. Can I update my registration information? Yes! Please let how know if more or less people will be attending so we can order food accordingly.   

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