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Graduation Pledge

You do not need to participate in the Commencement Ceremony to sign the pledge. The Pledge is purely voluntary, and your only commitment is the one you make to yourself based on what you consider to be socially and environmentally responsible.

Once you have taken the Pledge, you will receive a green ribbon. Ribbons will be distributed along with caps and gowns by Office of Student Life between Monday, May 12, and Friday, May 16.

If you are participating in Commencement, please be sure to wear your ribbon! Let your friends and family know that you are part of this global movement!

“I pledge to exercise responsibility, compassion, and integrity
in my academic, professional, and personal pursuits, and to apply
ethical principles when making social and environmental decisions
that have the ability to shape the future of our global community.”

Alumni Profile

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In spite of having a bachelor’s degree, Anita Taylor ’86 wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She found her niche at Oakton.


Office of Alumni Relations
Elena Couto, Manager
Development & Alumni Relations