Heritage Award & Scholarship Reception
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | 7:00pm-9:00pm
June Cross, Professor at Columbia School of Journalism, is an Emmy Award winning journalist, director, and writer, who has worked for CBS News, PBS’ Frontline and PBS’ NewsHour.
Elsie McCabe Thompson ’81BC, President of the New York City Mission Society, is former president of the Museum of African Art, Ford Foundation Visionary Award winner, and former chief of staff to NYC Mayor David N. Dinkins.
This event returns to the Columbia University campus this year:
Columbia University School of Journalism
Pulitzer Hall, Jamail Lecture Hall
2950 Broadway (116th St.)
Tickets (in advance)
Alumni and Guests: $45
Young Alumni (2007-2017): $30
Recognizing BAC Scholarship Recipients:
Charlene Adhiambo ’20CC
Braxton Gunter ’18CC
Camille Sanches ’18CC
Please make a contribution in any amount to the BAC Scholarship Fund to honor the 2018 honorees and scholarship recipients.
Black Alumni Council
From @amarirebel – The Love Black Soirée is an intimate evening of music, storytelling, and conversation. Just look at who is rocking with me on this one! #philly #blacklove
A Poet Art Gallery
4032 West Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Please join me this Thursday Feb 8th 7:30pm at @lincolncenter #Atrium360 for my FREE improvisational ritual performance WILD COTTON-exploring undocomented soundscapes of enslaved African Americans that still haunt us today. Special guest drummer #KassaOverall. (link to my interview with #HillaryBonhomme below) #WildCotton
Via Imani Uzuri
Essence Article on Columbia University Institute for Research in African American Studies (IRAAS) Alumna Marjon Carlos
Via Sharon Harris
Saturday December 2, 2017 at Solomon & Kuff Rum Hall in Harlem, NY, unwrapped toys, educational items, posters, blankets, diverse dolls and gifts were collected to support children and young adults up to 22 years old.
Executives in attendance hailed from Amazon Black Employee Network, Sirius XM Black Employee Network, HSBC Bank, State University of New York (SUNY) Suffolk County Community College, City University of New York (CUNY) Brooklyn College, New York City Department of Youth and Community Services, New York City Parks Department, Rustic Tavern, NFL Network, Goldman Sachs, General Electric, Citizens Financial Group, JP Morgan Chase, and many more organizations.
Tyler James, Director of Workforce Development at New York City Administration of Children Services coordinated the successful toy drive to support over 100 youth. Attendees shared “It is such an honor to support our youth and build new community ties at the same time.”
Columbia University graduates attended from Columbia Business School, Columbia College, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and Mailman School of Public Health.
The second annual event was held in conjunction with the 111th anniversary of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. founded December 4, 1906 at Cornell University. Representatives from the states of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Rhode Island were eager to support this worthwhile initiative.
The collaboration was hosted by
Saturday, December 2, 2017 6PM
Institute for Research in African American Studies Alumni Council of Columbia University
invites you to Solomon & Kuff 2331 12th Ave, NYC @ 133rd St
Toy Drive assisting NYC Administration for Children Services
Bring your unwrapped toys, educational items, posters, blankets or diverse dolls supporting children and young adults up to 22 years old.
$ Cash Bar
- $30 + tax & tip: per hour unlimited top shelf open bar
- $15 + tax & tip: per hour unlimited appetizers
For dinner reservations contact 212.939.9443
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