Campus Activity: Rutgers Camden 1st Annual "Rites of Passage" Graduation Celebration for Latinx and African American Graduation


May 15, 2020    
3:00 pm

Event Type

Save the Date – additional details forthcoming;

An event that has occurred in New Brunswick for over 25 years and occurred for the first time at Newark last year.   Information about New Brunswick’s ceremony with some context for it, can be found here:

The Rites of Passage Ceremony is a pre-commencement celebration to honor Black and Latinx-identified students who through resolute persistence have successfully completed an Undergraduate or Graduate degree at Rutgers University. The event recognizes their accomplishments, hard work and dedication, while simultaneously acknowledging the accomplishments of their families and networks of support. Distinguished speakers, student awards, live performances and the incorporation of African culture and traditions. A reception with food and beverages will follow. 

Friday, May 15th at 3pm in the theater followed by a reception in the Campus Center