Daily Archives: November 16, 2011

To my fellow University of Arkansas Black Alumni Society (BAS) old, new and future members, greetings!  “How ‘bout them Hogs?” First of all, I want to extend a belated, but non-diminished greetings of “THANKS” to all my fellow alumni veterans; Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coasties! Thanks for your enduring [...]

The Power of Positive Influence

The iconic and legendary Nikki Giovanni kicked off the university’s distinguished lecturer series on October 16, 2011. She discussed her experiences in the civil rights movement and gave a lecture on life and love. She encouraged all students to be open to life and all of its experiences.  Giovanni also [...]

Nikki Giovanni Visits the University of Arkansas

During the month of February, when history teachers across the nation educate students on the struggles of African-Americans, one historical factor remains the same despite the teacher, location or school district: the struggle for education. African-Americans have always been aware that the key to equality started with an education. Throughout [...]

Free Your Mind: Support BAS Scholarships

Philip Lambey and Gregory Crosby would like to thank the Black Alumni Society for awarding them scholarships for the 2011-2012 school year. Dear Black Alumni Society Members, Thank you for your generous scholarship support of $1,000 for the 2011-2012 academic school year.  I am delighted to be the recipient of [...]

Pay It Forward: BAS Scholars Say Thank You