[BGSN] ATTENTION Graduating Grads! Black Graduation Ceremony, deadline May 9

Alys Thomas thomasac at uci.edu
Wed May 2 10:29:12 PDT 2012


Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Joie Harvey (Google Docs)" <blackbaccalaureate at gmail.com>
> Date: May 1, 2012 8:18:47 PM PDT
> To: thomasac at uci.edu
> Subject: Black Graduation Ceremony (thomasac at uci.edu)
> 
> 	Attached: 22nd Annual Black Baccalaureate.docx 
> Message from blackbaccalaureate at gmail.com:
> Hi Alys,
> 
> My name is Joie and I'm the chair of the black graduation committee this year. I saw your email to the bloc list serve along with Geralds response yet I'm not sure if anyone gave you the contact information. The official email is blackbaccalaureate at gmail.com. We would be more than happy to extend the deadline until May 9th. Just have the graduates submit their form via email. In addition myself, Alexis and Brittany are available to collect money on Tuesday 12:30 -2:45, 4-4:45 Wednesday from 12pm-4pm and Thursdays 1-4:30pm in the cross cultural center. If you need to make other arrangements to submit the money you can contact us via telephone. Our contacts are provided at the bottom of the application form.
> 
> Let me know if you have any questions. 
> 
> Warm Regards,
> 
> Joie Harvey
> 
> April 18, 2012
> 
> Dear Graduating Seniors,
> 
> The Black Graduation Committee would like to express their congratulations and celebrate you as an example of black perseverance in today’s society. In the words of Marian Wright Edelman, “ Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving our community and world better than you found it.” By completing your education at the University of California, Irvine, you have taken a step in improving the lives of our community.
> 
> We would like to extend an invitation to you to participate in this year’s Black Baccalaureate Ceremony 2012. The Black Baccalaureate was created on the UC Irvine Campus to celebrate the achievement of our graduating Undergraduate and Graduate students in the traditions and customs that have been a foundation for the African American community. The ceremony not only symbolizes the bond of our community but also celebrates the unstoppable success of our future leaders with their family, mentors, and peers.
> 
> This year’s ceremony is titled “Illuminating Black Brilliance” and will be held on Friday, June 15, 2012 in Pacific Ballroom C & D at 8pm.
> 
> If you would like to participate, please follow these steps:
> 
> 1) Email your name, email, address, phone number, and major to blackbaccalaureate at gmail.com by Monday April 30th
> 
> 2) Complete the Black Baccalaureate Ceremony Registration Form that is attached and submit the form and registration fee of $25 to either Joie Harvey or Alexis Allen in the BSU office on one of the following days by Monday, April 30th:   
>     Week 4 Monday 4:45pm (before BSU meeting), Wednesday 1:00pm - 3:00pm
> 
> Week 5 Monday 4:45pm (before BSU meeting)    
>    
> 
> 3) Please be sure to select the times you are available to record a 30 second video clip that will be shown during the ceremony
> 
> 4) If your family would like to have an advertisement for you as a graduate in the Black Baccalaureate Program, please fill out the attached application and submit this form no later than May 4th by 5pm.
> 
> If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Black Baccalaureate Committee at blackbaccalaureate at mail.com
> 
> Google Docs makes it easy to create, store and share online documents, spreadsheets and presentations.
> 


Alys Thomas

PhD Candidate
Hydrology and Climate Research Group
Department of Earth System Science
Rowland Hall Rm 240M
University of California, Irvine

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