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Honor Day

Honor Day 2015 Graduation Ceremony

Date: June 5, 2015
Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm
Location: P.S.U's Native American Student & Community Center - 710 SW Jackson St., Portland, OR 97201 (corner of Jackson and Broadway)

Message to Potential Honor Day Participants

In keeping with established tradition the Native American Student Services Program (N.A.S.S) under Diversity
Multicultural Student Services (D.M.S.S) hosts an Honor Day Graduation Ceremony for participating Native
American / Alaskan Native / Pacific Islander students completing degree requirements. Honor Day is a graduation ceremony to recognize this years’ students. The event is voluntary and provides an opportunity to recognize students for their academic achievements.

In order to participate students must:

  • Have participated or volunteered with the Native American campus community or Native community at large. (Examples of volunteering: U.I.S.H.E, A.I.S.E.S, Healing Feathers, N.A.Y.A, N.A.R.A, N.P.A.I.H.B, P.I.C Luau etc)
  • Meet graduation requirements by June, 2015
  • Have Tribal verification which includes; descendant verification, or demonstrate that you have participated in Native American communities.
  • Pacific Islander students, demonstate you have engaged in community service, club or Pacific Island cultural activities during your academic time at P.S.U.

Deadlines:

  • Signed Honor Day agreement of participation must be submitted 60 days prior to Honor Day Ceremony – (April 7th, 2015) Honor Day to be held June 5th, 2015.
  • Personal information (short bio) and picture for program or booklet must be submitted 30 days prior to Honor Day by May 6, 2015.
  • Applications received after due dates will not be recognized until the following academic year in June.
  • All applicants must have filed an Application for Graduation as well as provide proof they have met degree completion by the Office of Degree Verification, Admissions, Registration and Records. Spring term 2015 graduates need to file by January 17, 2015.

Honor Day is a special celebration recognizing our Native American / Alaskan Native students who have fulfilled
their degree requirements. We look forward to sharing this special day with you, family and friends.
 
Dean H Azule, Coordinator
Native American Student Services and Healing Feathers
Phone Number: 503.725.5348
azuled@pdx.edu