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, [b]Nanette Baines[/b], G'04, provided welcoming remarks, kicking off an evening of sharing, dining and dancing, as well as reconnecting.[br][br]Students [b]Joshua and Earl Cenat[/b], along with [b]Natara Gray[/b] from the Office of Multicultural Affairs, led the attendees in "Lift Every Voice."[br][br]This year's honorees included [b]Dr. David Ostroth[/b], outgoing vice president of student affairs, for his years of service to the university. Also, [b] Jacqueline Tucker[/b], '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. [br][br]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 [b]Sebastian Petino[/b] and [b]Kelsey Andrade[/b].[br][br]The dinner ended with tutorial on how to do "The Wobble" line dance and entertainment by DJ [b]Anthony Straughn[/b], 10.[br][br][b]Photos from the event[/b][br][br](Photos by Kathy Brown, University Advancement)[br]