What are the graduation sashes called?
Graduation stoles, also known as academic stoles or honor stoles, are sashes that denote academic achievement, extracurricular success, or membership to a specific organization. Graduation honor stoles are adorned with the colors and insignia of the organization that awarded them.
What do the different colored sashes at graduation mean?
3) Different colors mean different things
White: Humanities, Arts, English, etc. Beige: Business. Green: Medicine, Pharmacy and Physical Education. Orange: Engineering.
Who gets a sash at graduation?
Considering that a stole can represent any major, all four-year college graduates technically qualify to wear a graduation stole at their ceremony. Members of Greek society are also identified by the unique stoles of their fraternities and sororities. Graduation stoles can carry cultural significance as well.