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
151st Founders’ Celebration Kick-Off and Dedicatory Prayer
Dedication of the American Flag
Lieutenant Colonel Linda Prowell and Forest Hill High School
10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Tougaloo – University of California at Los Angeles Partnership Agreement Signing
"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
Showtime at the ‘Loo
Hosted by the Student Government Association
Tuesday, October 13
Dedication of the Dr. James C. Coleman Athletics Complex Entrance Sign
Unveiling of the Coach Lafayette Stribling Gymnasium Floor
“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
Wednesday, October 14
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Renaming of the JPS-Tougaloo Early College High School Program Signing Ceremony
10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
2019-2020 Student Government Association Officers Installation Ceremony
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
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
Thursday, October 15
Coronation of Mister & Miss Tougaloo College
Levell Williams, Mister Tougaloo College and Sylvionna Horton, Miss Tougaloo College
By Invitation Only
Friday, October 16
Tougaloo College National Alumni Association’s 2020 Annual Hall of Fame Banquet
Dr. Peggy J. Wells Howard ’70 - Medicine
Dr. Candice Love Jackson ’97 - Education
Dr. Wroten McQuirter ’69 - Medicine
Mrs. Emleigh Mitchell ’00 - Community Service
Saturday, October 17
TCNAA Annual Board of Directors Meeting
7:00 p.m. | Founders’ Virtual Birthday Celebration Around the World
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.