Office of Diversity Education

2016 Upcoming Events:


Multicultural Recognition Ceremony

The Multicultural Recognition Ceremony recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of students that have been advocates, leaders and champions for diversity at Southwestern University for numerous years.  
The major highlight of the ceremony is the awarding of the Diversity Leadership Awards for outstanding leadership. The ceremony is sponsored by the Office of Diversity Education and co-sponsored by the Coalition for Diversity and Social Justice, Diversity Enrichment Committee, Race and Ethnicity Studies, Feminist Studies Program, and Student Life. The event is open to the entire Southwestern University community.


Friday, May 6th

Library - 2nd floor - Prothro Room

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.



Lavender Graduation

The 2016 ceremony will recognize graduating seniors from our MOGAI (Marginalized Orientations, Gender Alignments and Intersex) community and graduates that identify with the LGBTQ community.  The ceremony will also honor Feminist Studies majors and minors.  All graduates will be recognized and receive cords.  The event is open to the entire Southwestern University community.

Lavender Graduation is sponsored by SU Pride, Feminist Studies, Diversity Enrichment Committee, Office of Diversity Education and Community Chest


Friday, May 6th

Prothro Lobby and Atrium

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.