151st Founders’ Week Celebration

Schedule of Virtual Events

 

 

**ATTENTION: Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 restrictions, NO events and activities will be open to the public during this week and/or weekend. All events will be held virtually.  Zoom and Livestream links are forthcoming.**

Monday, October 12

8:45 a.m.

151st Founders’ Celebration Kick-Off and Dedicatory Prayer

Dedication of the American Flag

Lieutenant Colonel Linda Prowell and Forest Hill High School

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10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. 

Tougaloo – University of California at Los Angeles Partnership Agreement Signing

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6:00 p.m.

"The Journey of a Thousand Miles: Tougaloo College Alumni Reflects on their Path to Excellence”  

Panelists: Attorney Saleem Baird, Attorney Hope Goins, Attorney Conisha Hackett, Dr. Montoya Taylor, Ms. Charden Virgil, and Reverend Alvin Carter

Facilitator:  Dr. Daphne Chamberlain

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7:30 p.m.

Showtime at the ‘Loo

Hosted by the Student Government Association

Tuesday, October 13

10:00 a.m.

Dedication of the Dr. James C. Coleman Athletics Complex Entrance Sign

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2:00 p.m.

Unveiling of the Coach Lafayette Stribling Gymnasium Floor

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6:00 p.m.

“Health Forum:  Addressing Minority Health Challenges in the Era of COVID-19”

A discussion on health related issues affecting the African American community hosted by the Tougaloo College Owens Health & Wellness Center and Division of Enrollment and Student Services.

Panelists:  Dr. Mauda Monger, COO, My Brother’s Keeper (Alum:  Class of 1998) Topics:  Health disparities among African Americans, Colon Cancer and Screening and HIV/AIDS:  Impact of COVID on African American Community and Dr. Colibri Jenkins, Clinical Psychiatrist (Alum:  Class of 2002): Mental Health General and COVID)

Facilitator:  Dr. Dana West

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Wednesday, October 14

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Renaming of the JPS-Tougaloo Early College High School Program Signing Ceremony

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10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. 

2019-2020 Student Government Association Officers Installation Ceremony

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2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

“The Right to Live:  Forum on Social and Political Justice”

A discussion by city, county, and state law enforcement officers and elected officials.

Hosted by the Tougaloo College Reuben V. Anderson Institute for Social Justice, Division of Enrollment and Student Services and the Student Government Association

Panelists:  Mr. Jody Owens, District of Hinds County; Mr. Rolando Fair, Sheriff for Grenada, MS; Sandra Williams, Chief of Police for the City of Clarksdale, MS; Attorney Rukia Lumumba, Jackson, MS; Mr. Jarvis Dortch, President, ACLU; Tougaloo Student; Early College High School Student

Facilitator: Dr. Christina Gladney

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6:00 p.m.

Presidential Lecture

Speaker:  Reverend Teresa “Terri” Hord Owens

General Minister and President

The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Indianapolis, IN

Immediately following the Presidential Lecture:

Formal Announcement of the Dr. Beverly W. Hogan Endowed Scholarship

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Thursday, October 15

7:00 p.m.

Coronation of Mister & Miss Tougaloo College

Levell Williams, Mister Tougaloo College and Sylvionna Horton, Miss Tougaloo College

By Invitation Only

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Friday, October 16

7:00 p.m.

Tougaloo College National Alumni Association’s 2020 Annual Hall of Fame Banquet

Honorees:

Dr. Peggy J. Wells Howard ’70 - Medicine

Dr. Candice Love Jackson ’97 - Education

Dr. Wroten McQuirter ’69 - Medicine

Mrs. Emleigh Mitchell ’00 - Community Service

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Saturday, October 17

10:00 a.m.

TCNAA Annual Board of Directors Meeting

7:00 p.m. | Founders’ Virtual Birthday Celebration Around the World

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Student Government Association's After-Party

Sunday, October 18

10:00 a.m. | 151st Founders’ Convocation

Speaker:  The Reverend Kenneth V. Daniel

President and CEO, United Church Home, Inc.

Marion, OH

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