MLKDT (Martin Luther King Dream Team) presents the Annual Black History Month Event: “Ambassadors for Peace”

Saturday, February 3, 2024. Free Refreshments @ 9:30am. Program @10:00 am  •  Minnetrista Museum & Gardens, 1200 N Minnetrista Pkwy, Muncie, IN.

Be a part of this annual event featuring, a free continental breakfast, speakers, artistic expressions from the students of Representation Matters, MLK Essay contest winners, Carey Community Service Awards, and a silent auction to benefit the projects of the MLK Dream Team. Event is held the first Saturday of February each year. Thanks to Minnetrista for hosting this annual event!  Thanks to Northwest Bank for sponsoring the cash prizes to essay winners! Thanks to many more volunteers and organizations!

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February 2024
The Black History Month Food Drive takes place each February at all Muncie Community Schools and other participating organizations. Community members generously donate food items to help those who are less fortunate. All items are given to Christian Ministries and other deserving organizations to help those in need. Thanks to the Muncie Sanitary District for providing toters and for helping to deliver the donated food items.

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BFSA Celebration of Black Arts, Culture, and History

Thursday, February 15, 2024 – 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm BSU Student Center, Yuhas Room

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As a Black Alumni Council tradition, 2023-24 Scholarship Reception to showcase the scholarship recipients for the 2023-2024 school year to our Scholarship Reception that will be held at the Multicultural Center on campus and livestream on Saturday, February 17, 1-3 pm. The reception is FREE and includes lunch in addition to the formal award ceremony. BFSA members are invited to attend and celebrate with BAC. Please RSVP to Sean Sheptoski at spsheptoski@bsu.edu.

 

Black Alumni Council (BAC) and BFSA are working on future collaboration for Black student mentorship, support, and advocacy. More details to follow.

Saturday, February 17, 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm BSU, Multicultural Center

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One Ball State Day

Funds raised on April 3, 2024 will be applied toward the BFSA Student Scholarship Fund. The student scholarship is for eligible students to receive mini scholarships and emergency funds. 

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 – All day!

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3rd Annual Ubuntu: Celebration of Us – BFSA End of Year Celebration & Awards Ceremony

Sunday, April 21, 2024 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm BSU Student Center Ballroom, 2nd Floor
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National Day of Prayer

Thursday, May 2, 2024 @ 11:30 AM until 1 PM (Drop In Event)
The MLK Dream Team hosts an informal gathering each year on the National Day of Prayer. The event features an open microphone for anyone to share their thoughts, intentions, and prayers for our community. Please check the MLK Dream Team Facebook page each year for additional details. 

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AY 2023 -24 Past Events

BFSA Beginning of the Academic Year New Faculty Lunch

Friday, August 25, 2023 – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm  Roots Burger Bar 1700 W. University Avenue (in The Village)

BFSA Meet & Greet

Thursday, September 14, 2023 – 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm BSU Student Center, Room 310, 3rd Floor

BFSA Holiday Party 

Thursday, December 7, 2023 – 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm BSU Honor House