The University of West Chester will host early spring ceremonies – Daily Local
WEST CHESTER – The University of West Chester divides its opening ceremonies into 16 separate services to provide more intimate programs for more than 3,300 graduates and their guests. The main ceremonies of the campus take place from Friday, May 13, to Sunday, May 15, at the Emily K. Asplund Concert Hall in the Philips Memorial Building and in the Hollinger House.
There are 2,470 students eligible for the diploma at the inauguration ceremony at the University of West Chester. Undergraduate students will graduate from departments and colleges. Also on Saturday, May 14, there will be two graduation ceremonies for 713 graduate students: a 15:00 ceremony in Hollinger for graduates of the Colleges of Business and Public Administration, Health Sciences, Science and Mathematics, Arts and Humanities, and Music School; and a 16.00 ceremony in Asplund for graduates of the College of Education and Social Work.
In addition, two special ceremonies are recognized by individual graduates with special stilettos or cords. This is the 30th year that WCU will hold the Kent Festival, which affirms and honors the cultural identities of students who identify as Alaska Natives, Asians and Asians, Blacks and African Americans, Caribbean Americans, Desi Americans, Hispanics, Latins, Indigenous Americans, Hawaiian / Pacific Islanders and multiracial. The Kente service will take place on Thursday, May 12, at 6pm in Hollinger. For the second year in a row, the WCU Honors College will hold a service on Friday, May 13, at 8pm in Asplund.
The procession for each hour-long ceremony begins 15 minutes before the ceremony. Tickets are required. A chronological list of all major campus ceremonies is included at the end of this issue. All ceremonies will be broadcast live. The full schedule of the main campus, parking and accessibility information, and other details are available at https://www.wcupa.edu/Commencement/default.aspx
Two alumni entry ceremonies in May and August 2022 will be held at the WCU campus in Philadelphia on Monday, May 16, at the Hilton Philadelphia in Penn’s Landing. The graduation ceremony will begin at 5 p.m., and the graduation ceremony will begin at 7 p.m., and both will be broadcast live. The procession for each hour-long ceremony begins 15 minutes before the ceremony. Tickets are required for guests from the age of three.