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Words of Hope: Cultivating a Compelling Future Together

View the Recap of this Powerful Event from March 30, 2021.

Posted in: Events, Social Justice and Diversity

 

Program Breakdown

Part I. WELCOME

Ebony Jackson, Assistant Director
Sue Pasquino, Program Associate
Yolanda Alvarez, Associate Dean of Students

MOMENT OF SILENCE

Dr. Sudha Wadhwani, Psychologist Counseling and Psychological Services

PERFORMANCE

University Singers Virtual Choir of Requiem, Eliza Gilkyson ARR. Craig Hella Johnson. An invocation to compassion — a song of prayer and comfort.
Conducted by Professor Heather J. Buchanan, Director of Choral Activities, and Steven W. Ryan, Accompanist, Audience Notes by Maya Henry, Soprano I,
John J. Cali School of Music

KEYNOTE

Dean Margaree Coleman-Carter Associate VP and Dean of Students
Dr. Karen L. Pennington, VP, Division of Student Development and Campus Life

PERFORMANCE

Voices of Unity Student Organization
Britney Black, Biology/Anthropology
Cymphony Wallace-Ferguson, Information Technology
Eva Omane, Public Health
Isianaya Lindsey, Psychology
Jasmine Jackson, Family Science and Human Development
Julia Krampah, Psychology
Kayla Williamson, Psychology/Elementary Education
Lakendra Herring, Psychology/Social Work
Laurie Dure, History
Makiya McDuffie, Computer Science
Schnaica Jean Charles, Psychology
Shakayla Greene, Business Administration
Shardae Pecoo, Mathematics

Part II. OUR STUDENTS

Ms. Simone Flowers, Program Associate Office of the Dean of Students

MY DEFINITION OF HOPE

Dania Al-Natour, Biology
Fatou Amar, Junior, Fashion
Christian Carbajal, Senior, Humanities
Kira Chontow, MSW, Master of Social Work
Tinia Luc, Junior, Business Administration
Jasiah Rodriguez, MA, Master of Arts in Counseling
Houda Sabeh, Junior, Nursing

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Dr. Emily Isaacs, Office of Faculty Advancement, Professor, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Dr. Scott Kight, Associate Dean, Professor, College of Science and Mathematics
Jane Sanchez-Swain, Academic Advisor, University College

WORDS OF HOPE

Dr. Daniel Jean, Assistant Provost, Office of the Provost

FINALE PERFORMANCE

Richie Cardile, Tenor, Senior, Vocal Performance Major. Anthem from the Musical Chess. Music by Benny Anderson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, Book by Tim Rice

THANK YOU TO PARTICIPANTS AND CO- SPONSORS

College of the Arts, John J. Cali School of Music, College of Education, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Science and Math, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), Feliciano School of Business, Muslim Student Association, Office of Faculty Advancement, Office of the Provost, School of Nursing, Sigma Lambda Beta Student Organization, The Graduate School and Voices of Unity Gospel Choir Student Organization.