|The Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives|
La CelebraciÓn Latina
At the conclusion of every academic year, family, friends, and the University of Michigan community, come together to celebrate the accomplishments of our graduating students. La Celebración Latina is a celebratory program that highlights Latino graduates at the University of Michigan. The mission of the program is not only to recognize their achievements and the cultural significance of the Latino community, but also to give incentive to future students to reach the ultimate goal of graduation. The purpose of La Celebración Latina is to celebrate our graduates, as well as to show respect to everyone who helped them make this wonderful achievement, including family members, friends, faculty, staff and administrators.
On Friday, April 28, 2000, over 300 graduates, their families and friends, University faculty, staff and administrators joined together in celebration for the inaugural year of La Celebración Latina. The event was a culmination of efforts by students, primarily, and also of various University of Michigan units, to coordinate a festivity that acknowledged the achievements of Latino graduates.
2012: Kristine Moline, Postdoctoral Research Fellow Behavioral Medicine, University of Miami
2011: Glorida DeLeon, Executive VP for the National Hispanic Institute
2010: Darys Mordan, Chief Executive Officer of the Dominican Republic's Stock Exchange (BVRD)
Program Brochure (file size: 1.2MB)
2012 Program (file size: 7.1 MB)