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40th Annual Latinx Congratulatory Ceremony
Friday, May 10, 2019 at 7 pm
Foellinger Great Hall at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
500 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana
The Latinx Congratulatory Ceremony is a bilingual ceremony held annually to recognize and celebrate the achievements of all Latina/o students graduating with a bachelor’s, master’s or Ph.D.
Register for the 40th Latinx Congratulatory online HERE. Once you register, stop by La Casa Cultural Latina to pay the $60 program fee; we accept cash or checks made out to La Casa Cultural Latina. We cannot accept credit card payments. The registration fee covers your stole, flags, graduation gift, etc.
La Casa Cultural Latina
1203 W. Nevada Street
Urbana, IL 61801
If you register for the congratulatory ceremony after Friday April 5th, you will not be guaranteed a stole.
IMPORTANT DATES 2019
Monday, January 28: 2019 Congratulatory Registration opens
Friday, March 22:
Deadline to apply to be a student speaker at Congratulatory
In order to apply to be a student speaker, send a draft of your speech or video by the deadline to Jorge Mena Robles (email@example.com)
There are 3 openings for student speakers:
- Welcome/Opening (5 mins)
- Addressing the Parents (5 mins)
- Closing (5 mins - GRADUATE STUDENT)
Deadline to apply for MC– Congratulatory Committee will make arrangements for auditions.
Apply for MC or Speaker HERE
Friday, April 5: Auditions for student speakers at La Casa, Room 116, 10:30am-12pm
If you know you won’t be able to attend the auditions, but would like to still be considered please make a note of that when you apply.
- Deadline to register with the guarantee of a graduation stole. Questions (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Deadline to nominate students for awards. Nomination form is here.
Friday, April 19: Deadline to register and pay your $60 (Cash or Check Only). Monday – Friday from 8:30am to 5pm.
Monday, May 6: Class photo & rehearsal at Krannert, 2pm-5pm. Business casual.
Friday, May 10: Congratulatory Ceremony at Foellinger Great Hall at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.
- Time for photo and line-up coming soon!
- 6pm Doors open for guests
- 7pm Ceremony starts
View an archived livestream of our 39th Annual (2018) Ceremony here.