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Programs & Events

The AASC has many programs and events throughout the year that focus on Black History and Pan African Culture.

 

Fall AASC Events

Cal Poly Pomona Black Broncos Welcome & Scholarship Reception

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

12pm-1pm

Location: Bronco Student Center- Ursa Major AB

African American Student Center & Black Faculty & Staff Association

Mix and mingle with the Black Broncos of CPP! Meet student leaders and Black Faculty & Staff.  It’s also a chance to learn more about various programs and events planned for the upcoming year.  Open to students, staff, and faculty.

 

Backyard Boogie: Black Orgs Welcome & Social

Thursday, September 28, 2017

12pm-1pm

Location: University Quad-Stage

Black Student Union & African American Student Center

Another opportunity to mix and mingle with the Black Broncos of CPP! Meet student leaders and Pan African related student organizations while having a Black Family Experience. It’s also a chance to learn more about various programs and events planned for the upcoming year.  Open to students, staff, and faculty.

 

Senior Support Group: Getting to Graduation

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

5pm-7pm

Location: African American Student Center

African American Student Center

Graduating Social Justice Leaders host a support space for graduating seniors who have 60 units or less left to graduate. The goal of this space is to successfully get scholars to graduation with a plan for their next step. This support group will be hosted throughout the school year in the African American Student Center.

 

Unite & Conquer Conference: Your Blackness in Academia

Thursday, October 5, 2017

6pm-9pm

Location: Bronco Student Center, Ursa Minor

African American Student Center

The conference allows scholars on campus to come together and discuss the struggles of pursuing higher education as underrepresented scholars. The event will provide resources that will help scholars better manage their time, improve their study skills, increase their financial literacy, and unleash their student leader potential in a peer mentor/mentee setting

SPECIAL INVITE TO FIRST YEAR STUDENTS and TRANSFERS

 

Black Student Union Mammogram Monday

Monday, October 16, 2017

6:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Residential Suites- Multipurpose Room

Black Student Union

BSU’s Breast Cancer Awareness Event

 

Becoming BAE: Black & Educated

Tuesday, October 17 and November 30

12pm-1pm

Location: African American Student Center

The African American Student Center partner with various academic resources on campus to host workshops and faculty presentations that focus on academic excellence and achievement during University hour throughout the year. The purpose is to help first year scholars adjust to the rigorous college schedule on a quarter system and increase visibility of resources on campus

  

Black Faculty & Staff Association & African American Student Center

Scholarship Reception

Thursday, October 19, 2017

5pm-7pm

Location: Bronco Student Center, Ursa Major A

African American Student Center & Black Faculty & Staff Association

Black Faculty & Staff Association celebrate and honor the 2017-2018 scholarship recipients. Dinner will be served.

 

Black Student Union Skate Night

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Starts at 9pm

Location: Skate Express, 12356 Central Ave, Chino, CA 91710, USA

Black Student Union

BSU’s annual fundraiser and social event at Skate Express.

 

Black Business Student Association Black Excellence Tuesday

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

All Day

Location: Cal Poly Pomona

Black Business Student Association

Come dressed to express, be Black, and excellent. Meet at the AASC at U-hour for a group picture.

 

November

Sex in the Black Community: STD Prevention Methods for a Healthier Life & RAP Session

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

6pm-8pm

Location: African American Student Center

African American Student Center & Wellness Center

Although, they represent only 12% of the U.S. population, Black people account for more new HIV diagnoses (44%), people estimated to be living with HIV disease (40%), and HIV-related deaths (44%) than any other racial/ethnic group in the U.S. Today, there are more than 1.2 million people living with HIV/AIDS in the U.S., including more than 498,400 who are Black. Sex and Sexuality is a taboo in the black community, but the community can help dispel myths and stigmas through dialogue. This event will discuss preventative methods that can be taken to protect yourself.

 

Kwanzaa

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

6pm-8pm

Location: Residential Suites- Multipurpose Room

African American Student Center & University Housing Services

Kwanzaa celebrates what its founder called the seven principles of Kwanzaa, or Nguzo Saba (originally Nguzo Saba—the seven principles of blackness). The African American Student Center & University Housing Services will host an interactive program to help students learn about Kwanzaa and its principles

 

FINAL HOUR

WEEK 9 & WEEK 10

12pm-1pm & 5pm-10pm

Location: AASC

The African American Student Center extend their hours for study sessions and space. Faculty assistance and tutors will be provided. Snacks and refreshments will be served.