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Author: Emma Baumgardner

Upcoming Opportunities for Connection

It’s springtime! A special thank you to the Alumni Association and the Division for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for their warm embrace of our new interest group that serves the UVA Black alumni community (~17,000 alumni!). We have lots to celebrate amid our ongoing advocacy for a holistic and healthy University experience for students, staff, […]

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Black Alumni Weekend – Ticket Sales Ending Soon!

We hope to see many of you back on Grounds April 19-21 for BAW 2024. If you haven’t purchased your ticket yet – there’s still time! Tickets are on sale through Sunday, April 14 at 11:59 p.m. ET. BAW tickets can only be purchased on the BAW website in advance. Tickets cannot be purchased or […]

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Saturday Night Soiree

The Division for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, led by Dr. Kevin McDonald, will host a Soiree on Saturday, April 20 at 8 p.m. at the Jefferson Theater. This free event, in collaboration with Ubunye and Divine 9 organizations, is purposed to bring the UVA and Charlottesville community together. The gathering features musical guests and special […]

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Sharing About the Black Experience

History matters! The Division for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is sponsoring an effort to share the good news about the Black experience. During BAW’s Saturday cookout, volunteers will be videotaped by Kindred Media about their time on Grounds and essential advice for the next generation. Thanks to all who will participate in this important commemoration […]

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Hoos Doing What

We care about what you do and desire to learn how best to connect with you! It is a work in progress, but currently we request that all interested entrepreneurs and lawyers register in our online listings. We believe this registry will be of value to our curious career-mined students and faculty seeking guest lecturers. […]

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Ubunye Committee Spotlight – Wellness and Mental Health Advising

Dear UVA Black Alumni, We are thrilled to introduce an important new resource for our community: a webpage specific to the Wellness and Mental Health Advising committee! This page is intended to offer support, encouragement, and inspiration for the Black alumni, students, faculty, and staff to empower them on their health and well-being journeys. In […]

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Celebrating National Nutrition Month and National Coloring Month

As we continue to embrace the enriching journey of wellness and community support, we take note of unique opportunities to celebrate not just one, but two aspects of wellbeing that are close to our hearts: National Nutrition Month and National Coloring Month. These March observances still offer us a chance to explore and integrate healthier […]

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Dawn Staley (Col ’92) Wins Third National Championship

A special congratulations to alumna, Dawn Staley (Col ’92) for winning her third NCAA DI women’s basketball national championship. We salute her leadership, positivity, and uplifting of girls and women in sports. We wish her the very best as she continues to guide and inspire millions of people across the world!  

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Phi Beta “Blue & White” Meetup and Photo

Divine 9 members, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, will gather Saturday, April 20 during the BAW cookout at 1:30 p.m. for fellowship and a photo. The photo will take place in the McIntire Amphitheatre – facing the stage, far left.

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Daps and Donations

Join New Hill Development Corporation Friday, April 19 from 4-6 p.m. for an afternoon filled with art, music, wine, delicious hors d’oeuvres catered by local Black chefs, and most importantly, giving! Come mingle, enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, and learn more about how you can support the growth and success of Black entrepreneurs in the Charlottesville […]

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