One Week – Two Great Events!

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One Week – Two Great Events!


2014 Black Convocation, Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Reception 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Convocation 6:15pm – 7:30pm, Haines 220


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The Black Convocation is an annual event which welcomes new and returning students to the UCLA campus and makes them aware of the different organizations, departments, and resources available to serve them.  It is an evening full of Bruin pride, providing encouragement from UCLA faculty, staff, and alumni dedicated to supporting all students.   

The Black Convocation is co-sponsored by the Bunche Center, the Afrikan Student Union, the Department of African American Studies, the UCLA Office of Student Affairs, the UCLA Black Alumni Association, the Academic Advancement Program, UCLA Residential Life, Undergraduate Students Association Council, and the Community Programs Office.

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Bunche Center Circle of Thought Lecture – Thursday, October 9, 2014

Bunche Library & Media Center – Haines Hall 135

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Jonathan Collins, doctoral student, department of political science will discuss his research, which explores the relationship between social capital and education spending.  Event attendees will have the opportunity to pose questions about the work.  The event will have a faculty/Post Doc moderator who will also lead a discussion on available on-campus support for young diverse scholars in the different graduate program at UCLA.  Feel free to bring your bag lunch to this noontime event.

 Unless otherwise noted, these programs are free and open to the public and no RSVPs are necessary. All-day parking ($12) and short-term parking (payable at pay stations) are available in Lots 2, 3 or 4 (enter the campus at Hilgard and Westholme avenues). 

UCLA is smoke-free and tobacco-free. The use of cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco and all other tobacco products, as well as electronic cigarettes, will be prohibited on UCLA’s campus and at sites owned or fully leased by the university. For more information, please visit:

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Regularly for additional event updates throughout the year.