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2019 HBCU College Fair Reunion Weekend

Suncoast Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc.

2019 HBCU College Fair Reunion Weekend
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Movie Preview and Discussion
Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges & Univ Palladium Theater, 253 5th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 6 PM - 9 PM on Sept. 12 Attendees will enjoy a networking reception, movie preview, and discussion.
1 hour before event starts Free $0.00
HBCU College Fair
HBCU College Fair: 1 PM to 4 PM on Sept. 15 Shorecrest Preparatory School, 5101 1st. Street NE Speak to alumni and admissions reps from college and universities, as well as to talk with dedicated experts about general college-related topics including the college admissions process, financial aid, scholarships, Greek life, and more.
1 hour before event starts Free $0.00
COCHA Awards Luncheon
Champions of Children: Hearts Afire Leadership Awards Luncheon at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 14 at Shorecrest Preparatory School in St. Petersburg. The occasion will bring together individuals and organizations to recognize, honor and promote outstanding community leaders who too often are unrecognized for their important contributions—unsung heroes who have tirelessly and unselfishly demonstrated outstanding commitment and service to improving and enhancing the lives of children.
1 hour before event starts $45.00 $4.37

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Calling all HBCU alumni, family and friends!

Join members of the Suncoast Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. to celebrate Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) College Fair Reunion Weekend Septemeber 12-15, 2019 in St. Petersburg, Florida. 

Supporting and promoting HBCUs are critical components to Jack and Jill's mission of education and leadership. This year, we are adding some new elements to the celebration which include a host of activities themed HBCU College Fair Reunion Weekend:  

 

  • Sept. 12 - Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities -
    Movie preview and discussion at 6:00 p.m. at Palladium Theater

  • Sept. 14 - Champions of Children Hearts Afire (COCHA) Awards Luncheon at 11 a.m. at Shorecrest Preparatory School.

  • Sept. 15 - HBCU College Fair from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Shorecrest Preparatory School

 During the college fair event, attendees will have the opportunity to speak to alumni and admissions reps from college and universities, as well as to talk with dedicated experts about general college-related topics including the college admissions process, financial aid, scholarships, Greek life, and more.

"As an HBCU alumnus, I know that unique college experience strongly influenced my career choice and passion for education," says Roderick Fludd, Shorecrest Director of Diversity and Inclusion. "We at Shorecrest are proud to offer this event, not just to African American families, but to all families in our community who are exploring their options for higher education."

Shorecrest Preparatory School is located at 5101 1st St. NE in St. Petersburg. See schedule below:

12:30 p.m. -     Registration opens (Lobby of Shorecrest Athletic Center)

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.  -  College Fair (Crisp Gym in Shorecrest Athletic Center)

HBCU Admissions and Alumni Representatives
Also featuring informational booths from experts on College Admissions Process, Scholarships & Financial Aid, Greek Life, and more.

Admission to the movie preview and HBCU College Fair is free and open to the public. For more information about HBCU College Fair Reunion events, email HBCUSCJJC@gmail.com or call ‪(727) 238-5357‬.

Event is hosted by Suncoast Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. in partnership with AKA AKAdemy, The St. Petersburg (FL) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated, members of the Divine Nine and Pruitt Marketing and Promotions.


Have questions about 2019 HBCU College Fair Reunion Weekend? Contact Suncoast Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc.

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Suncoast Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc.

Jack and Jill of America Inc. is a national organization with more than 220 chapters in 35 states and the District of Columbia, representing over 30,000 family members. The core of the Jack and Jill of America philosophy is that every child, if given the proper guidance and opportunity, can be developed into a leader. For more information on the national organization, visit www.jackandjillinc.org.

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