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University of New Haven

Cultural Student Organizations

and the

Black and Latino Affirmation Affinity Committee

of the

Alumni Board of Directors

Invite You to the

Second Annual Black and Latino Affinity Weekend


April 23-25, 2010

Register Online Today!

Friday, April 23

Welcome Reception
Hosted by the NAACP-UNH Chapter
4:30 p.m.
Arbeiter Maenner Chor Lower Level, German Club Complimentary Hors D'oeuvres
Cash Bar
Join fellow graduates, students, faculty and staff for an opportunity to reconnect, network and build new relationships.
Caribbean Student Association Presents:
Fashion Forward 2010
7 p.m.
Bixler/Botwinik Quad
Are you ready for the future of fashion? CSA will take over the Quad for their biggest fashion show yet. Come see student models walk the runway showcasing the latest fashions from local businesses in the tri-state area.

 

Saturday, April 24

Alumni Breakfast and Keynote Address
Hosted by the Latin American Student Association
9:30 a.m. - Breakfast
10 a.m. - Keynote Address
Moulton Lounge, Bartels Hall, the campus center
Join us to hear words of wisdom from Dr. Brenda R. Williams and Brian O. Bellamy.
Senior Associate Consultant, Noel-Levitz
"What If They Don't Come? Insights into Educating Black and Latino Students"
Practitioner-in-Residence, University of New Haven
"Race, Religion and Identity in the 2008 Democratic Primaries"

 

Black and Latino Affirmation Affinity Committee
Working Meeting
11:30 a.m.
Moulton Lounge, Bartels Hall, the campus center
Be part of progress by attendidng the BLAA Committee working meeting. Bring your ideas!
 
Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc.
Annual Stroll Competition
2-5 p.m.
Bixler/Botwinik Quad
Greek organizations will compete for a year of bragging rights in this annual UNH tradition, featuring National Pan-Hellenic and National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations.

 

Sankofa Ball
Black Tie -- Optional
Hosted by the Black Student Union
7 p.m.
Alumni Lounge, Bartels Hall, the campus center
A celebration of the crowning achievements of all UNH cultural clubs and organizations, the Sankofa Ball is an opportunity to welcome, honor, and hear words of wisdom from alumni, as well as to acknowledge outstanding student leaders and showcase the organizations' work throughout the year. View the menu.
 

Sunday, April 25

Soca Carnival
Hosted by the Caribbean Student Association
12 - 5 p.m.
Bixler/Botwinik Quad
The Caribbean comes to the University of New Haven! Join CSA as they bring the flair of Caribbean Carnival to the Quad, with authentic steel pan players, reggae and soca music.

Accommodations

Accommodadtions at Courtyard by Marriott are available to UNH alumni for this event at a discounted rate of $98 per night. To make your reservations, call Courtyard by Marriott and ask for the UNH alumni rate.

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UNH Alumni Association
Calendar of Events

March 15-April 5, 2010
Scholarship Ball Online Auction

April 16, 2010
Fire Science Club Banquet

April 17, 2010
27th Annual Alumni Scholarship Ball

April 23-25, 2010
Black and Latino Affinity Weekend

April 27, 2010
The Impact of Dysfunctional Mirror Neurons on Autistic Children
2 p.m.
Marvin K. Peterson Library


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