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Reconnecting (Multimedia)

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April 2, 2012

The Afro-American Alumni Association hosted its annual dinner bringing to campus more than 65 guests. The association's vice president, Nanette Baines, G'04, provided welcoming remarks, kicking off an evening of sharing, dining and dancing, as well as reconnecting.

Students Joshua and Earl Cenat, along with Natara Gray from the Office of Multicultural Affairs, led the attendees in "Lift Every Voice."

This year's honorees included Dr. David Ostroth, outgoing vice president of student affairs, for his years of service to the university. Also, Jacqueline Tucker, '90, former president of the association, was announced as the winner of the 2012 Afro-American Alumni Association Award. She will be presented with her award at the 2012 Alumni Awards Dinner scheduled to be held on campus, Saturday, April 28.

The evening's theme "Reflect, Connect and Make a Difference" was evident during the student organization video presentation and the special project displays from students Sebastian Petino and Kelsey Andrade.

The dinner ended with tutorial on how to do "The Wobble" line dance and entertainment by DJ Anthony Straughn, 10.

Photos from the event

(Photos by Kathy Brown, University Advancement)