The WP African Heritage Celebration Committee presents:

Black History Month 2017

"From Tragedy to Triumph"

You are invited to attend the events at William Paterson University celebrating Black History Month.
WP alumni are especially welcome to attend the following events:

Family Reunion
Friday, February 3, 2017
7:30 - 11:00 p.m. • Multi purpose room
Join your WP family for a fun night of games, music and food!
Sponsored by the African Heritage Celebration Committee

Gospel Explosion
Saturday, February 25, 2017
7:00 - 10:00 p.m. • Multi purpose room
Celebrate gospel heritage through dance, musical selections and poetry.
Sponsored by SABLE, Ebonee, and Christian Fellowship

Closing Ceremony/Gala
Monday, February 27, 2017
7:00 - 10:00 p.m. • Ballrooms A, B & C
Semi formal dress requested.
Sponsored by the African Heritage Celebration Committee

Please RSVP to any events you plan to attend by emailing us at

For a listing of all events for the month, click here.

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