Students of Color Graduation

Graduating Students of Color Celebration

Date: June 2017

The Office of Multicultural Affairs would like to invite students to participate in the Graduating Students of Color Celebration (GSOCC) taking place on Saturday, June 10th from 4-6PM in the Campion Ballroom. All graduating undergraduate, graduate, and law students of color are encouraged to attend this memorable event as we celebrate your accomplishments as students on this campus and in the greater community. Appetizers, drinks, and dessert will be served for you and your guest. 




GSOCC Awards

Award Nominations for Graduating Students of Color Celebration (GSOCC) will open Spring 2017!

Would you like to recognize someone who has made a difference for you during your time here at Seattle University?  The following student and staff awards are given during the celebration each year.


Bayanihan Award - Community Service and Involvement

This award recognizes an graduating student that has been actively involved at Seattle University and our local community. She/he serves as a role model and demonstrates the importance of community involvement and inclusion through direct action.

Poder Award – Leadership & Action

This award recognizes a graduating student who has worked diligently and consistently to affect positive change among his/her peers and community. This student serves as a role model and inspires others to action on important issues that support a positive change. This individual’s actions inspire others and promote a diverse environment that fosters acceptance and inclusion to all members of the SU community.

Sankofa Award – Outstanding Faculty and Staff Recognition

This award recognizes a faculty or staff member who has made a positive impact on graduating students’ lives and on multicultural advocacy at Seattle University. This individual may be nominated by any graduating student.