Donning of the Kente ceremony kicks off EMU's 100th Commencement celebration
2018 Apr 23
Thirty-three seniors and graduate students participated in Wednesday's Donning of the Kente ceremony at Eastern Mennonite University. Each graduate received a special stole of their choice, symbolizing their heritage and roots, to wear at the May 6 Commencement ceremony. The wearing of stoles is a special tradition at EMU and the formal presentation of these stoles celebrates the accomplishments of graduating students of color as well as the history of black students' and students of color achievements at the university.
- Liberal Arts, Elementary Education Licensure, PreK-6
- Class of 2018
- Charlottesville, VA