January 09, 2011

Kick-off Reception

  • Type: Receptions
  • Sponsored By: University of Georgia
  • When: January 09, 2011 11:00 pm
  • Where: NOTE CHANGE: Magnolia Room, Georgia Center
  • For more information: , (706) 542-5197

Charlayne Hunter-Gault, the family of Hamilton Holmes, and Mary Frances Early will be in attendance at anniversary-day reception. Event is free and open to the public.

January 14, 2011

Celebration of Diversity in Graduate Ed

Networking reception open to faculty, staff and students.

January 16, 2011

Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Banquet

32nd annual community awards banquet honoring the humanitarian efforts of community leaders. Scholarships will be given out to 25 area high school students. Local businesses and civic organizations sponsor the scholarships. Cheryl Dozier will be the speaker.

January 23, 2011

Unity Ball 2011

  • Type: Receptions
  • Sponsored By: UGA Black Affairs Council
  • When: January 23, 2011 12:00 am
  • Where: Grand Hall, Tate Student Center
  • For more information: LaTasha Abraham,

To celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream to bring together people of all races, creeds and nationalities. Formal attire encouraged. Tickets: Black Affairs Council members $5, student single ticket $6, student couple ticket $10, non-student single ticket $10, and non-student couple ticket $18.

January 25, 2011

Multicultural Potluck

A platform to celebrate diversity by participating in the “Taste of the World" - Multicultural Potluck with performances, displays and sampling of international cuisine.

January 29, 2011

African American Cultural Center Reunion

Full day of events starting at 10 a.m., which include luncheon with Louis Castenell, former dean of UGA's College of Education as keynote speaker; town hall meeting facilitated by Dawn Bennett-Alexander, a faculty member in UGA's Terry College of Business; business expo for alumni and students; and performance by comedian Benji Brown with guest D.J. Mello. Registration and ticket information available here: http://www.uga.edu/aacc/events/aacc_alumni.html.

February 05, 2011

Abeneefoo Kuo Honor Society 2011 Induction

Induction ceremony when new members are given their stoles and participate in the ceremony ritual. Catered event with charge for family and friends.

February 14, 2011

Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast

The eighth annual Freedom Breakfast, featuring Mary Frances Early as the keynote speaker was rescheduled for Monday, February 14. View YouTube video of her speech here.

Reception with Mary Frances Early

The community reception, honoring Mary Frances Early, was rescheduled for Monday, February 14 in conjunction with the Freedom Breakfast. The event was held at J.J. Harris Elementary School. View a YouTube video of the reception here.

February 25, 2011

Celebrating Courage Reception - Multicultural Alumni

Guests include Marie Chisholm- Burns, first African-American College of Pharmacy faculty and former dean Stuart Feldman.

February 27, 2011

Sixth Annual NAACP Image Awards - CANCELLED

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Annual banquet to honor exemplary students, organizations and businesses who uphold the ideals and mission of the NAACP. Ticketed event.

February 28, 2011

Traditions Patrons’ Dinner

  • Type: Lectures / Dialogues, Receptions
  • Sponsored By: Athens Chapter of the Links, Inc., Dr. Ira and Mrs. Julie Roth, Mr. and Mrs. David Matheny, and UGA's Office of the President
  • When: February 28, 2011 11:00 pm
  • Where: M. Smith Griffith Grand Hall, Georgia Museum of Art
  • For more information: Tim Brown, (706) 542-0437

The Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art present Traditions Patrons' Dinner in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of the University of Georgia and honoring Michael Thurmond, former Georgia Labor Commissioner. Event begins at 6 p.m. with cocktails and dinner and gallery talk by Brenda Thompson on "Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African American Art" at 6:30 p.m. $50 per person with advanced reservations required by calling 706-542-0830 by Feb. 20.