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Release: Feb. 14, 2001

Iowa Black Alumni Association holds Black History Celebration

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Black Alumni Association (IBAA) at the University of Iowa will sponsor a Black History Celebration at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 in the R. Wayne Richie Ballroom of the Iowa Memorial Union. The event is free and open to the public.

The program begins with a 7 p.m. reception that features a performance by the Voices of Soul choir and presentations at 7:30 p.m. by Horace A. Porter, chair, African American World Studies Program; William Welburn, assistant dean, Graduate College; Gia Mason, president, Black Student Union; and Theodore S. Wheeler, president of the IBAA.

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (319) 335-0705 or 335-0697 (TTTY).