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16th Annual
UC San Diego Black History Month Scholarship Brunch
Price Center Ballrooms A/B
Saturday, February 24, 2018 | 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

Join us for UC San Diego’s 16th annual Black History Scholarship Brunch. All campus and community members are invited to this soulful experience, that includes recognition of student scholars, a Southern-style soul food brunch and a silent auction. All proceeds from the silent auction support undergraduate scholarships, enabling ambitious and motivated students to realize their academic dreams at UC San Diego.

2018 Black History Month program listing coming soon–please check back January 2018!

To view last year’s events, visit the 2017 Black History Month website.

Greetings Campus Colleagues and Community Supporters,

Our annual “Call for Programs” for the UC San Diego Celebration of Black History Month is here! 2018 Black History Month Theme: War and Peace: The Complexity of History, Service, and Activisim within the Black Diaspora. We come together as a community, each year, to honor and celebrate our rich and collective history. With this year’s theme, our spectrum is broad and will be represented with a diverse collection of activities, programs and events!

UC San Diego departments, staff/student organizations, and community partners wishing to have Black History Month programs included in the 2018 calendars, please complete a Black History Month program submission form found at: All programs submitted by January 9, 2018 will be included in the Black History Month printed calendar, and the BHM website. Please submit the form, with any questions/concerns to If your program is not finalized by January 9, submit as much information as possible so that a space on the calendar can be reserved for your event.

Most Sincerely,
Pamela Fruge, UC San Diego Black History Month Planning Committee 2018

Office of the Chancellor • Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor • Office of the Vice Chancellor – Student Affairs • Office of the Vice Chancellor – Equity, Diversity and Inclusion • San Diego Foundation • Vice Chancellor – Chief Financial Officer • Vice Chancellor – Resource Management and Planning • Council of Provosts • Division of Social Sciences; Graduate Division
Housing Dining and Hospitality • Creative Services and Publications • Financial Aid Office • Cross-Cultural Center • Associated Students • UJIMA Network • Black Staff Association
University Centers • University Development • San Diego Foundation

Special Thanks to
Creative Services and Publications and A.S. Graphic Studio

Very Special Thanks to
All of the people who worked together to make all of this happen: 2018 Black History Month Planning Committee Members:
Pamela Frugé • Maddy Agamata • Mya Hines • Terece Moret • Beverly Ward • Edwina Welch • Davyda Johnson • Tammy Blevins • Porsia Curry • Bennetta Jules-Rosette • Heather McMaster
Tamika Franklin • Fnann Keflezighi • Erika Johnson