February 02, 2011

In His Memory: Honoring Hamilton Holmes

  • Type: Lectures / Dialogues
  • Sponsored By: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • When: February 02, 2011 12:00 am
  • Where: Memorial Hall
  • For more information: Josh Delaney,

LOCATION CHANGE: Program honoring Dr. Hamilton Holmes Sr. and hosted by his brothers in the Zeta Pi chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.  Keynote speaker will be fellow Zeta Pi Brother Hamilton Holmes Jr., son of Dr. Holmes.

Black History Month Kick-off Event

Speaker featured is Bill Robbie, first African-American graduate of the College of Pharmacy.

APERO: “Waiting to Be Invited”

Reading of S.M. Shephard-Massat's play. Part of the APERO Brown Bag Lecture Series.

Education and Equality Through the Peabody Lens: “Hoxie: The First Stand”

Peabody Award-winning film about Hoxie, Arkansas whose school board chose to voluntarily integrate its classrooms in the summer of 1955 after the Brown vs. Board of Education decision. The schools opened without protest, and teachers and parents reminisce about the ease with which black and white students mixed.

Terry: A Look 50 Years Back, 50 Years Forward

A panel discussion of alumni and current students about their experiences in the business school's integration in the ‘70s and the common vision for the college's next 50 years. View podcast here.

Through Our Eyes

An event to highlight the different experiences of diverse students across campus. Students document their experiences for two weeks for an art exhibit.