Center for Diversity & Enrichment Graduation Reception

Graduates of the Class of 2018 pose for a photo.

Honoring the academic and leadership accomplishments of graduating underrepresented students

You are invited to attend the Center for Diversity & Enrichment Graduation Reception to be held on
Friday, May 10, 2019 in the Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge.
The reception begins at 3:00 pm, followed by a program from 4:00 - 5:30 pm.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Sarah Lambert.

Registration for the 2019 Graduation Reception is now closed.


The Center for Diversity and Enrichment Graduation Reception, formerly known as the Multicultural Graduation and Recognition Banquet (MGRB), was established in 1990 by Men’s Athletics, the Graduate College and Special Support Services. For 29 years, the event has attracted the attention of graduating students, faculty/staff and community leaders from all cultural backgrounds.

Planning Committee

Katie Newcomb, Chair
CDE Graduation Reception Committee
24 Phillips Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242

Alex Deisbeck
Student Athlete Academic Services

Jennifer Eimers
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Joe Henry
Office of Graduate Inclusion, Graduate College

Sarah Lambert
Center for Diversity and Enrichment

Gordon Louie
Henry B. Tippie College of Business

Mike Meginnis
Center for Diversity and Enrichment 

Steven Wehling
Equal Opportunity and Diversity