FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:
African American Graduate Association
Friday, December 11
Education Building, UNCW Campus
Sankofa is an annual tradition to celebrate our most recent African American graduates. It’s free to attend and there will be a great program and reception with snacks and refreshments. Please RSVP by contacting the Upperman African American Cultural Center at 910-962-3832.
LaTasha Jones '04
Sankofa May 2015 On Thursday, May 7 the Sankofa ceremony and reception was held in celebration of UNCW African American graduates in the Education Building on campus. The Upperman African American Cultural Center and the African American Graduate Association (AAGA) honored the graduates at the event. Each graduate was presented with a medallion from AAGA. Check out photos!
African American Graduate Association Homecoming Luncheon On Saturday, February 14 the African American Graduate Association hosted a Homecoming Alumni Luncheon in Hawks Nest. Alumni enjoyed the opportunity to reacquaint themselves with the UNCW campus, hear from current students and socialize with fellow alumni. Along with hearing the latest news about the Upperman African American Cultural Center, guests enjoyed a performance from Gospel Choir alumni. View photos.
Sankofa – December 2014 On Friday, December 12, the bi-annual Sankofa ceremony and reception was held in the Education Building on campus. The Upperman African American Cultural Center and the African American Graduate Association (AAGA) celebrated all African American graduates at the event. Keynote speaker, Eric Irizarry’02,’09M,’14 Ed.D, Principal of DC Virgo Preparatory Academy, spoke to the graduates about staying involved with UNCW. Alumni, graduates, families and friends enjoyed the celebration as they also heard from guest speakers Chancellor Dr. William Seder, Upperman Center Director, Todd McFadden and AAGA President, Judy Brimage. Each graduate was presented with a medallion from AAGA. Take a look at photos!