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Fall 2015
DateEventLocation

August

  • 23rd
Peay Soup Party on The Plaza

Peay Soup is Austin Peay's open mic night that allows students to display their talents through song, dance, poetics writings and any other specialized art forms or expressions. Join the WNDAACC in a Welcome Back Celebration with food and entertainment.

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For further information contact the WNDAACC at

(931) 221-7120

Morgan University Center Plaza

*Rain Location: Foy Fitness and Recreation Center Basketball Courts

  • 25th
WNDAACC 25th Anniversary Kick Off

Learn more about services the WNDAACC offers.

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

For further information contact the WNDAACC at

(931) 221-7120 

WNDAACC (Clement 120)

  • 31st
Achievers & Scholars Information/Meet & Greet

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

For further information contact the WNDAACC at

(931) 221-7120

WNDAACC (Clement 120)

September
  • 15th

Hot Topic: "Let's Talk About Safer Sex" w/ Nashville CARES

Presentation: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

FREE Testing: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

For further information contact the WNDAACC at

(931) 221-7120

WNDAACC (Clement 120)

    • 27th

    WNDAACC Lunch Forum 

    The last Tuesday of every month

    Come discuss important contemporary topics in the African American community.

    9/27/16- 12:00pm – 1:30pm

    First Topic:

    The National Anthem and African American Protest in Sports

    Come discuss the National Anthem and its racial connotations as well as black protests of the anthem in sports from the past and present, including Colin Kaepernick, Jackie Robinson, Tommie Smith and John Carlos from the 1968 Olympics, Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, and more.

    Facilitated by Marcelius Braxton, Director of the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center

    Lunch will be provided

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120 

    WNDAACC (Clement 120)

    • 29th
    Meet & Greet with Peay Read Keynote Speaker

    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120

    WNDAACC (Clement 120)

    October
    • 19th
    "Know Your Rights" 

    A Presentation by ACLU-TN Legal Director, Thomas Castelli regarding rights when encountering the police. 

    Collaboration with Dr. Goldstone

    Food will be provided

    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120 

    WNDAACC (Clement 120)

    • 21st
    HOMECOMING: Soulfest Pep Rally 


    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120

    Morgan University Center Plaza

    • 21st

    HOMECOMING: Soulfest Mixer

    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120

    Morgan University Center Plaza

    • 25th
    WNDAACC Lunch Forum 

    The last Tuesday of every month

    Come discuss important contemporary topics in the African American community.

    10/25/16- 12:00pm – 1:30pm

    Topic:

    "The Confederate Flag: Southern Pride or Racism?"

    Featuring Kelly Houston Jones, Assistant Professor, from the Department of History and Philosophy.

    Facilitated by Marcelius Braxton, Director of the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center

    Lunch will be provided


    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120 


    WNDAACC (Clement 120)

    November

    • 9th
    Hot Topic: "The Color of Fear"


    Documentary: 
    "The Color of Fear" and discussion afterwards.

    Film and Discussion moderated by Dr. Dwonna Goldstone.


    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at:

    (931) 221-7120

    MUC 307

    • 14th
    Opera:  From A Sistah’s POV



    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm MUC Ballroom

    5:00 - 6:00 pm After show, WNDAACC 5-6pm

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120

    MUC Ballroom

    WNDAACC (Clement 120)


    • 29th
    WNDAACC Lunch Forum 

    The last Tuesday of every month

    Come discuss important contemporary topics in the African American community.

    11/29/16- 12:00pm – 1:30pm

    Topic:

    TBD

    Facilitated by Marcelius Braxton, Director of the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center

    Lunch will be provided


    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120 

    WNDAACC (Clement 120)

    December

    • 8th

    African American Graduate Recognition Ceremony and Reception

    Ceremony: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Reception: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120

    Ceremony: Clement Auditorium

    Reception: MUC 303-305

    Spring 2016
    DateEventLocation

    February

    • 1st-26th 
    • *Black History Month Programming*
    "Disrupting the Cradle to Prison Pipeline"

    Artwork Display by Ndume Olatushani

    Opening Art Reception: Feb. 1st
    4:30 - 5:30 pm

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120

    Display: WNDAACC (Clement 120)

    Reception: WNDAACC (Clement 120)

    • 4th 
    • *Black History Month Programming*

    #BlackLivesMatter
    Guest Speaker & Social Activist: Alicia Garza

    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7170


    Mabry Concert Hall (MMC)
    • 5th 
    • *Black History Month Programming*

    National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

    HIV/AIDS Testing provided by Nashville CARES


    10:30 am - 4:00 pm

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120

    WNDAACC (Clement 120)

    • 16th 

    • *Black History Month Programming*

    Get Me Bodied: How Current Media Portrayals of African American Women Affect Societal Perceptions

    This forum will discuss how current media portrayals of African American women affects the overall perceptions perceived by society. The lecturer will look at historical depictions of African American women like Sara Baartman and how she was used for entertainment in comparison to national current entertainers like Beyonce and Nicki Minaj. How did we get here?

    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    WNDAACC (Clement 120)

    • 21st 
    • *Black History Month Programming*
    Gospel Explosion

    Event: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Reception: 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120

    Event: Clement Auditorium

    Reception: WNDAACC (Clement 120)

    • 23rd 
    • *Black History Month Programming*

    Campus Wide Worshop & Lecture: "Disrupting the Cradle to Prison Pipeline" by Ndume Olatushani

    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Sponsored by: APSU Wesley Foundation, African American Studies, WNDAACC

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120


    MUC Ballroom B & C

    • 25th 
    • *Black History Month Programming*

    African American Civil Rights Speech Reenactment Competition

    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120

    Clement Auditorium

    March

    • 1st-31st
    Miesha Arnold Art Display and Reception

    Art display will be up throughout March, with the reception being held on March 31st.


    Reception on March 31st: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120

    WNDAACC (Clement 120)

    • 17th
    Hot Topic: Black Girls Rock Panel

    Panel and discussion moderated by Dr. Dwonna Goldstone.


    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120

    WNDAACC (Clement 120)

    April

    • 5th
    Hot Topic: Good Qualities of a Good Man/Woman

    Moderated by Dr. Dwonna Goldstone


    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120

    WNDAACC (Clement 120)

    • 19th
    Music in the Cafeteria
    6th Annual Peay Soup Spoken Word Competition

    Music in the Cafeteria: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    Peay Soup Spoken Word Competition: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120

    Music in the Cafeteria:MUC Cafeteria

    Peay Soup Spoken Word Competition: Einstein's

    May

    • 5th
    African American Graduate Recognition Ceremony and Reception

    Ceremony: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Reception: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

    For further information contact the WNDAACC at

    (931) 221-7120

    Ceremony: Clement Auditorium

    Reception: MUC 305-306