2017 Theme and Donation Organization
The graduating class selects their class theme and an organization to receive the class donation.
2017 Class Theme
The class theme is reflected in the graduation program. Designers may use it in their t-shirt design submissions and commencement speakers may use it to guide their speeches. The 2017 Class Theme is:
"In a time of destruction, create something.”- Maxine Hong Kingston
2017 Class Donation
Funds raised through the sales of the graduation T-shirts and announcements will be donated to an on- or off-campus organization. The 2017 Class Donation recipient is:
Stand with Standing Rock
The Oceti Sakowin Camp is an historic gathering of tribes, allies, and people who are standing in solidarity to halt the Dakota Access Pipeline. The reservation camp is 100% off-the-grid, featuring solar and wind power generators.