We had a slight technical hiccup for our first event our virtual art show fundraiser with @longgallery which has now been rescheduled to Sunday, October 18th at 6 PM EST.
Below is a summary of the remaining line up with details following:
Friday, October 16th 10:00 AM -11:00 AM EST State of the University Address with President Frederick 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST Virtual Reunion Yard Party 8:00 PM -10:00 PM EST HUACC Chicago After Party w/ DJ Premonition
Saturday, October 17th 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM EST HU Bison Peleton Crew Mecca Homecoming Ride 1:00 PM Kickback Yoga with Nadia Pinto 3:00 - 5:00 PM EST H. U. Bar Crawl 7:00 PM Advocacy The Yardfest: Virtual Edition
Sunday, October 18th 1:00-3:00 PM EST Urban Elegance Brunch 6:00- 7:15 PM EST Long Gallery/Nordstrom Exhibit
State of the University Address with President Frederick
October 16, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
President Wayne A. I. Frederick will deliver his annual State of the University Address via livestream on WHUT, where he will provide key updates on academics, University finances, Howard University Hospital, enrollment, student initiatives and much more! He will share what continues to drive the progress of the University and what’s in store for Howard. You will leave this session ready to educate the world about Howard’s continued success and bright future. So, don’t miss this!
Virtual Reunion Yard Party FRIDAY, OCTOVER 16, 2020
5 PM- 8 PM EST Meet us on The Yard
HUAA will be joining withPower MoveTV to bring you a Virtual Zoom Yard reunion. POWERMOVETV.COM
After the Yard Party is the After Party!!
Friday, Oct. 16, 2020
8:00 PM- 10:00 PM EST HUAA joins HUACC for their virtual party featuring DJ Premonition.
Join us for an opportunity to unwind with Regional V Chair Nadia Pinto.
Saturday, October 17, 2020
1 PM EST
Go to our Facebook Page @thehuaa
HU BAR CRAWL
Saturday, October 17
3 PM - 5 PM EST
HUAA has partnered with HU Movemakers for an after noon of pure fun.
The Yardfest: Virtual Edition
October 17, 2020
The link to attend this virtual event is coming soon, please check here for updates.
Howard University has announced “Being Mary Jane” and “Power” actor Omari Hardwick will serve as host of the Howard University 2020 Virtual Yardfest on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. EDT. Additional announcements about musical artists and other featured celebrities are forthcoming. This year’s event is presented by sponsors Mountain Dew and GEICO.
The Annual Howard University Homecoming Alumni Brunch and Bubbly
HUAA has joined forces with Urban Elegance for Sunday Brunch, Oct. 18th.
Urban Elegance realizes that we will not physically be in the company of our Bison family nor experience the merriment, the joy, and the excitement of another Howard Homecoming because we are going through a life-changing pandemic.
So Urban Elegance decided to bring you a Howard homecoming virtual brunch that will highlight 3 programming areas and reflect on the Black diaspora's best interests at heart. These are unsettling times where we are witnessing an unjust justice system. Therefore, it is imperative for us to have a real conversation about police use of force and institutional racism.
Please join us on Sunday, October 18, as our esteemed panelists give us their thoughts on how we can mobilize and, most importantly, survive in these troubling times.
Participants include: The Honorable Mayor Ras Baraka, Mayor of Newark, NJ; Chief of Staff, Amiri Baraka; and Dr. Bahiyyah M. Muhammad, Ph.D, Howard University Department of Sociology and Criminology. Moderated by Dr. Roger A. Mitchell, Interim Deputy Mayor of Public Safety and Justice, DC. Also speaking will be our HUAA President Charlie Lewis.
Let’s come together and have real talk about real issues.
Alumnus Lewis Paul Long was approached by Nordstrom to exhibit his curated collection from Long Gallery. This collaboration is to the good fortune of HUAA, as it kicks off one of our first fundraisers for the calendar year.
Not only will participating artists receive honorariums to participate, but a portion of the proceeds are being donated to the galleries at Howard University in Washington D.C.
In addition, featured as part of HUAA's virtual homecoming activities will be an opportunity to meet Lewis Paul Long who will be interviewed by Mary Elliott, Curator of American Slavery Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Bison Funder Challenge
The power of Howard's homecoming extends far beyond the Hilltop. Wherever you are, don’t forget that #HUHomecoming100 is about coming home. And this year, you can celebrate Homecoming with your Bison family without leaving home. Help us provide scholarships for 100 students next semester by giving whatever you can using the 'Give Now' button. The more people that know about this Homecoming fundraising effort, the greater the impact, so please spread the word by sharing this page with your Bison friends and family. Thank you in advance for your generosity!
SAVE THE DATE:
Once Homecoming is over, there will be plenty of opportunities to engage with HUAA. Take a look at the upcoming events, and make plans to participate!
Virtual Town Hall
Bison to the Polls: What's at Stake? Tuesday, October 20 at 7 p.m.
The town hall is an important part of the association’s efforts focused on the upcoming presidential election, with topics ranging from the importance of the vote to the university’s role in the election, particularly with respect to motivating young voters, restorative justice, and the Democratic strategy for combatting court packing.
Zoom Link to be provided
Oct. 22nd Breast Cancer Awareness 7pm CST/8pm EST (1 Hour) The Impact and Disparities of Breast Cancer in African American Women
HUAA is proud to partner with the Sisters Network® Inc. (SNI), by bringing awareness to breast cancer, and supporting SNI’s commitment to increase local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African American community.