Virginia Tech was host to more than 400 talented, accomplished women who convened in Blacksburg for the sixth annual Faculty Women of Color in the Academy National Conference.
The two-day conference held April 5-6, offered women-of-color faculty, university administrators, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, and undergraduates a unique educational and professional opportunity to network, engage, and learn with peers from around the country. This marked the second year that the national conference took place at Virginia Tech, with attendees traveling from throughout the US. Continue reading Hundreds attend Va Tech Faculty Women of Color Conference→
The Roanoke Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will present its annual Jabberwock fundraiser on Friday, April 20, in Jefferson Center’s Shaftman Performance Hall with “A Tribute to Motown” as this year’s theme. The show begins at 7:30 and doors open at 7:00 p.m. Continue reading Roanoke Deltas sponsor Jabberwock 2018→
The Roanoke (VA) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity held its annual Kappa Relays Track Meet on Thursday, April 12. The Kappa Relays is a city-wide middle school track meet that awards athletes for their athletic and academic success. Coach Sherley Stuart (pictured in the center of the Kappa Relays banner) and the late Coach Rudy Dillard helped start this event back in the 1980s. Continue reading Kappa Alpha Psi Annual Relays Track Meet→
“Code Red: Playwrights Against Gun Violence,” a collection of short plays by playwrights around the country responding to the Parkland school shooting, will be staged in Roanoke on April 20, 2018. Under the direction of Kerry Plank, the production will feature staged readings of 10 pieces written after the February 14 incident. Continue reading ‘Code Red: Playwrights Against Gun Violence’ production→