UD's annual Kente Stole Ceremony will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, May 30, at Clayton Hall.

May 30: Kente Stole Ceremony

UD's annual Kente Stole Ceremony to be held at Clayton Hall

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7:54 a.m., May 6, 2014--The University of Delaware’s annual Kente Stole Ceremony will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, May 30, in the main ballroom of Clayton Hall.

The event is held to recognize the achievements of graduating black students and to affirm the contributions of parents and family members who have supported them throughout their academic careers at UD.

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As part of the Serving Better Together programming offered during the University of Delaware's Winter Session, students are invited to experience walking the labyrinth during a special event at 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 30, at Newark United Methodist Church.

The Kente Stoles are worn as an acknowledgement of African ancestry to symbolize accomplishment, community, unity and pride.

The ceremony is sponsored by UD’s Center for Black Culture.

Those who plan to attend are asked to RSVP by May 16 by clicking here.

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