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2018 Umoja Celebration

 
PRELUDE OF CEREMONY
Ocheami Culture Club
MASTERS OF CEREMONY
Theo Calhoun, Student, UW Tacoma
Alina Cordova, Student, UW Tacoma
WELCOME
M.C.'s
BLESSING - LAND ACKNOWLEDGMENT
Patricia Conway, Puyallup Tribe
CELEBRATION HISTORY
Dierdre Raynor, PhD, Interim Assistant Chancellor of Equity and Inclusion
PERFORMANCE
Kellie Richardson, City of Tacoma Poet Laureate
STUDENT SPEAKER
Margie Potoa'e, Senior, Bachelor of Social Welfare
PERFORMANCE
Asian Pacific Islander Student Union
KEYNOTE
Tanya Velasquez, MA, Senior Lecturer in IAS 
GRADUATE RECOGNITION
Tanya Velasquez
PRESENTATION OF STOLES
Loved ones of graduates
PERFORMANCE
Rhythms of India
CLOSING REMARKS
Shaquita Humphrey-Pressley, M.Ed., Interim Director of the Center for Equity and Inclusion
Nedralani Mailo, Program Support Supervisor for the Center for Equity and Inclusion
RECESSIONAL