14th Annual African/ African American Graduation: “A Call to Action: Africans Unite!”
The 14th Annual African and African American Graduation ceremony is a pre-commencement celebration to honor African and African American students who through unyielding determination have successfully completed an Associate Degree and or Certificate, from a Peralta Community College. The ceremony is representative of African and African American culture and heritage and embraces the values of community scholarship and achievement.
The African/African American Graduation does not replace your college commencement ceremony.
Saturday, May 21, 2022
In-person festivities will be in the Merritt College Huey P. Newton Lounge beginning at 11:00 am, and the virtual event will be televised at 5:30 pm. The link will be forwarded in a later email.
Virtual Graduate RSVP email:
With your RSVP, please include the following information for your Graduation Slide:
- Full Name
- Student ID
- Graduation College
- Graduation Picture (Can be a cell phone pic)
- Whose shoulders you stand on/who supported your academic journey this far (two sentences)
Please forward your information no later than May 6th.
Questions? Please feel free to contact one of the following committee members:
- Dr. Lawrence VanHook, Chair at email@example.com
- Merritt College: Cie-Jae (Rose) Allen, Co-Chair at (510) 436-2572; firstname.lastname@example.org; or,
Doris Hankins at (510) 434-3982; email@example.com
- Berkeley City College: Ramona Butler, Co-Chair at (510) 981-2832; firstname.lastname@example.org
- Laney College: Douglass Cobb at (510) 464-3149; email@example.com
- College of Alameda: Nicole Kelly at (510) 748-5250; firstname.lastname@example.org
Ramona F. Butler
Berkeley City College