"Empowerment Through
Cultural Awareness"

Upcoming Events

April 10-12
10th Annual Sports in Africa Conference
Baker University Center 2nd floor
All day

In honor of the 10th Annual Sports in Africa Conference, Ohio University has invited two-time Olympic gold medalist Lee Evans to speak as a guest panelist on “survival of the fastest” in the world of Black athletes Thursday, April 10, 2014, from 4-6 p.m. in Baker University Center Theater. Evans was inducted into the Track and Field Hall of Fame in 1983. He is a Fulbright scholar and has more than 20 years of teaching and coaching experience.

Other highlights from the conference include a panel discussion with Col. Frank Underwood Jr. Friday, April 11, 2014, 3:30-4:15 p.m. in Baker University Center Multicultural Center, and the keynote address by Dr. Martha Saavedra April 11 from 5-6:30 p.m. in Baker University Center Theater.

For a complete listing of events and detailed information on the conference, visit http://www.ohio.edu/sportsafrica/tenyears/.

April 24
#TBT Celebration with UPC and BSCPB
South Beach (Rain location: Ping Center)
4 p.m. (concert starts at 6 p.m.)

Aaron Carter, the pop star sensation of the early 2000s, will come to Ohio University to celebrate #TBT (Throwback Thursday) with UPC and BSCPB. Enter the Aaron Carter Instagram contest to get a chance to meet him! Carter will headline the live music event along with Brandon “DJ B-Funk” Thompson and DJ A-roc. If you come, you’ll get to travel back in time with airbrush snapbacks, inflatables and a roller rink!

May 2
Kushinda Graduation Celebration
Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium
7:30 PM

If you plan to participate in the 2014 Kushinda/Ritos de Pasaje ceremony, please download and fill out the following Student Information Sheet, then email the completed sheet to Patricia Palmer at palmerp@ohio.edu.

PLEASE NOTE: The Student Information Sheet is due Monday, March 17, 2014.

If you have any questions, please stop by the Multicultural Center at 205 Baker University Center or call us at (740) 593-2407.