Event Recap: B(l)ack Together with the Black Student Union (BSU)

Sept. 12, 2022

On Thursday, September 9, 2022 at 5:00 PM, the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students (ODUS), Princeton's Black Student Union (BSU), and the Carl A. Fields Center for Equality + Cultural Understanding (CAF) hosted B(l)ack Together, a networking event for Black undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff. Mitchel Charles '18, ODUS program coordinator, and Jes Norman h20, CAF education and outreach coordinator, welcomed attendees and thanked program supporters. Alexis Rankine '23, president of the Black Student Union, followed Charles and highlighted the important role that B(l)ack Together plays in welcoming new undergraduate members of the Princeton University community and connecting Black-identified people across institutional affiliation. Amari Tankard, co-president of the Black Graduate Caucus, welcomed graduate students to the event and encouraged attendees to connect with graduate students in their programs and activities. Rochelle Calhoun, vice president for campus life, and John Mack '00, Ford family director of athletics also shared remarks. Following the speakers, attendees enjoyed food from Morgan's Island Grill and were encouraged to engage in conversation at their tables using a series of questions developed by students. The event concluded with dancing and a group photo. 

speaker holding microphone
faculty speaking to students
student holding microphone while speaking
students dancing
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The full photo album is available here.