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Water Donations Still Being Accepted for Service-Learning Trip to Flint, Michigan

More than 25 students from IUP will travel to Flint, Mich., on March 31 to donate water to the city’s residents. So far, the IUP group has collected more than 400 bottles of water to date and received nearly $300 in funds for purchase of water.

Posted on 3/23/2016 2:44:17 PM

African American Cultural Center Offering Programs During February in Celebration of Black History Month

The African American Cultural Center at IUP has planned several events to bring the community together during Black History Month. Join a discussion series, follow the center on Twitter for information about famous African Americans throughout history, participate in a fundraiser, and enjoy live shows.

Posted on 1/29/2016 3:33:30 PM

AACC Pre-Commencement, December 11

Please join the African American Cultural Center and our student and professional supporters as we celebrate the accomplishments of our minority students.

Posted on 12/3/2015 2:23:56 PM

Black Culture Week 2015

The African American Cultural Center presents these upcoming programs in observance of Black Culture Week, November 8–14.

Posted on 11/4/2015 2:28:38 PM

Celebrate Mary Elko’s Service in the AACC

This Friday, October 2, 2015, from 1:00–2:00 p.m., please stop by the African American Cultural Center (B-23 Delaney) to wish Mary Elko well as she retires and begins a new chapter in her life.

Posted on 9/29/2015 2:59:27 PM

Exclusive Movie Showing of “Selma” at Selma@IUP

The African-American Cultural Center of IUP, in conjunction with Indiana County NAACP and Prince Management Group, present “Selma@IUP: A Teach-In/Panel Discussion, Connecting the Past to the Future,” with an exclusive movie screening of “Selma,” the movie, at IUP on Monday and Tuesday, March 30 and 31, 2015.

Posted on 3/23/2015 9:33:20 AM

Annual Kwanzaa Holiday Celebration 2014

The annual Kwanzaa Holiday Celebration at IUP will take place on Saturday, December 6, starting at 5:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room.

Posted on 11/25/2014 4:31:01 PM

Ujamaa Food/Cold Weather Drive

The African American Cultural Center at IUP will collect nonperishable food and/or cold weather items December 1–10, 2014, to donate to the Salvation Army and/or a local food bank to support the less fortunate of our community.

Posted on 11/25/2014 4:21:29 PM

African American Cultural Center Seeks Back to School Supplies for Indiana County

The African American Cultural Center is once again collecting donations for the Indiana County Back to School Bash (K-12), which takes place Saturday, August 16.

Posted on 7/31/2014 11:43:19 AM

Annual Juneteenth Celebration Set for June 18 at Mack Park

The IUP community is invited to the annual Juneteenth Celebration sponsored by the Indiana County NAACP with support from the IUP African American Cultural Center.

Posted on 6/6/2014 6:19:42 PM

Fearless Diamonds Awards and Tribute to Women Program

Come celebrate an evening honoring the women of IUP and the Indiana community at the second annual Fearless Diamonds Awards and Tribute to Women Program, taking place Friday, March 28, 2014, at the Kovalchick Complex.

Posted on 3/25/2014 3:02:48 PM

Inaugural Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Speaker and Cultural Arts Series

In honor of Black History Month, the inauguration of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Speaker and Cultural Arts Series takes place on  Monday, February 10, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room.

Posted on 2/7/2014 3:10:34 PM

Indiana County NAACP Holiday Party and Cold Weather Drive

The university community is invited to the annual Indiana County NAACP Holiday Party and Cold Weather Drive on Friday, December 6, 2013, at the Chevy Chase Community Center.

Posted on 12/5/2013 2:39:31 AM

Diversity Counts Fall Reception and Award Program

The Fall Diversity Counts program concludes on Monday, December 9, 2013, with a reception and a presentation of awards at 5:00 p.m. in IUP’s Blue Room in Sutton Hall.

Posted on 12/5/2013 1:40:38 AM

Karsonya Wise Whitehead Featured Speaker at IUP Kwanzaa Celebration 2013

The IUP annual Kwanzaa Celebration will take place on Saturday, December 7, at 5:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room. The event is a celebration of African American culture, family, friends, and community.

Posted on 12/5/2013 12:47:01 AM

You Are Invited! Indiana County NAACP Celebrates Juneteenth

Theme of this free event: “Remembering Medgar Wylie Evers.” The African American Cultural Center is supporting the annual celebration of Juneteenth Day on June 19, 2013, at Mack Park Pavilion in Indiana, Pa.

Posted on 6/11/2013 12:03:14 AM

Brenda Frazier to Present Keynote at Pre-Commencement Program

Brenda Frazier, social/political activist and member of the Allegheny County Council, will present the keynote message at the African American Cultural Center’s Pre-Commencement Reception and Awards Program on Friday, May 17, 2013.

Posted on 5/10/2013 4:43:52 PM

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Activities 2013

The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is January 21, 2013. Here are several events that will be going on in the Indiana community that will be available for your participation.

Posted on 1/18/2013 11:32:16 AM

President Driscoll Welcomes Diverse Students, Tours African American Cultural Center

President Driscoll was the keynote speaker at the 23rd annual Directions dinner and orientation for entering freshmen and diverse students at the African American Cultural Center on September 20, 2012.

Posted on 10/19/2012 3:19:05 PM

Founders of African American Alumni Scholarship Attend 2012 Homecoming, Meet Scholarship Recipient

On October 5, 2012, several members of the African American Alumni Scholarship Committee known as “The Players” returned to campus during IUP Homecoming weekend and attended the AACC annual Homecoming Cultural Enrichment Night.

Posted on 10/9/2012 9:03:22 PM

Campusano to Present Workshop on Practical Advice for Effective Leaders

Ricardo Campusano, attorney and human rights activist from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, will present the workshop “Characteristics and Habits of the Most Effective Leaders: Practical Advice” on Thursday, October 11, 2012, at 11:30 a.m.

Posted on 10/9/2012 7:08:14 PM

Jimbo and the Soupbones Featured Band at CounterBlast

Jimbo and the Soupbones, a five-person band, will be the featured band at CounterBlast 2012, along with performance by several students and mini-Black Greek step exhibition. The event is free and open to the public and takes place this Saturday, September 22.

Posted on 9/21/2012 4:16:15 PM

CounterBlast 2012 Moved to HUB Ohio and Surrounding Rooms

Due to the threat of rainy, cold weather, CounterBlast 2012, scheduled for this Saturday, September 22, at 4:00 p.m., has been moved to the HUB Ohio and surrounding rooms.

Posted on 9/21/2012 2:53:51 PM

Alumna Zacharoff is Keynote Speaker for Pre-Commencement Reception and Awards Program

IUP graduate Stacey (McIntosh) Zacharoff will present the keynote message at the 22nd annual Pre-Commencement Reception and Awards on Friday, May 11, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. at Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 5/6/2012 3:12:38 PM

Cultural Enrichment Activity: Trip to Detroit’s Motown Museum and More

On Saturday, April 21, 2012, visit the famous Motown Museum, tour the Charles Wright African American Cultural Center, and have dinner at the infamous Southern Fries Soul Food Restaurant. All are welcome to participate.

Posted on 3/27/2012 11:33:09 AM

Special Meeting with Filmmaker Jarrett Conaway

Filmmaker Jarrett Conaway will make a presentation at the Maat Student Organization President's Council on Thursday, March 29, 2012, at 5:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/27/2012 11:19:12 AM

African American Cultural Center Spring Pre-Commencement Reception and Awards Program

The IUP African American Cultural Center will present its annual program on May 11, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. in Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. The event is free and open to all at IUP and in the Indiana community.

Posted on 3/21/2012 6:57:50 PM

AACC People of the Year and Social Justice Awards

The African American Cultural Center will present its annual People of Year and Social Justice Awards at the End of Year Program on May 2, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room.

Posted on 3/21/2012 3:35:23 PM

Black History Month to Kick Off with “Living the Dream” Day of Activities, January 30

The IUP African American Cultural Center will kick off Black History Month 2012 with a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 30, 2012: “Living the Dream and Black History: Relevance, Reflections, and Challenges.”

Posted on 1/18/2012 5:35:00 PM

Application Deadline for $1,000 Pennsylvania Black Conference Scholarships

Completed applications for the annual $1,000 Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education (PBCOHE) are available and due January 30, 2012.  They must be submitted by 4 30 p.m. to Dr. C. Princes at the African American CUltural Center of Indiana Univrsity of

Posted on 1/18/2012 5:13:52 PM

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemorative Activities and Black History Month Kick-Off, 2012

The African American Cultural Center invites everyone to IUP and community activities to be held in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month.

Posted on 1/12/2012 1:21:45 PM

Film “The Help” Presented During Family Weekend 2011

In honor of Family Weekend 2011, a special Micheaux Film showing of The Help will occur on October 27–29.

Posted on 10/12/2011 3:40:17 PM

Join the Haunted House Tour at Yarnick’s Farm and Maze

The Haunted House Tour at Yarnick’s Farm and Maze has become a popular, annual, and enriching event at the African American Cultural Center. This year, it will occur on Saturday, October 22, 2011.

Posted on 10/12/2011 3:22:24 PM

“The State of Black College Students” by Dr. Darryl Scriven

The IUP African American Cultural Center will present “The State of Black College Students,” a film/lecture presentation by Dr. Darryl Scriven, on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. in the HUB’s Ohio Room.

Posted on 10/12/2011 3:13:28 PM

Homecoming: Cultural Enrichment Night at Cozumel Restaurante Mexicano

The African American Cultural Center Culltural Enrichment Night takes place on Friday, September 30, 2011, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Cozumel Mexican Restaurant in downtown Indiana.

Posted on 9/23/2011 7:21:27 PM

Counter Blast Outdoor Social, Presented by African American Cultural Center

The seventeenth annual Counter Blast Outdoor Social is on Saturday, September 17, 2011, showcasing the talent, service, skills, and joys of upperclass and entering minority students.

Posted on 9/9/2011 5:44:53 PM

Author and TV Host Touré Guest Speaker at Directions Dinner-Reception

The African American Cultural Center will sponsor the annual Directions Dinner-Reception for Entering Minority students on Thursday, September 15, 2011, featuring guest speaker Touré, television host and author of Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness?

Posted on 9/9/2011 5:16:33 PM

Ice Cream Soda Festival, Reggie Morris Band at African American Cultural Center Open House

The African American Cultural Center at IUP will host its annual Meet and Greet Open House on Thursday, September 1, 2011, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Posted on 8/26/2011 6:18:49 PM

Collection Drive for Indiana County Back-to-School-Bash

The IUP African American Cultural Center will again sponsor the Project Cares Back-to-School Collection Drive on August 1–10, 2011, to benefit the Indiana County Back to School Bash.

Posted on 7/29/2011 1:49:03 PM

Griot and Storyteller Carmen Gillespie Joins Juneteenth Celebration

Author, English professor, and griot/storyteller Carmen Gillespie will be the featured presenter at the annual Juneteenth Celebration on Wednesday, June 15, 2011, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Chevy Chase Community Center.

Posted on 6/13/2011 5:57:06 PM

WQED and KDKA’s Chris Moore is Keynote Speaker at Spring Pre-Commencement Reception

Chris Moore of WQED TV and KDKA Radio–1020 AM will present the keynote message at the Spring Pre-Commencement Reception and Awards Program, sponsored by the African American Cultural Center.

Posted on 5/4/2011 8:30:31 PM

African American Cultural Center End-of-Year Reception and Awards Program

The African American Cultural Center will host its annual End of Year Program on April 26, 2011, from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/10/2011 1:54:03 PM

Pre-Exam Celebration Featuring a Double Feature

Come to a pre-exam celebration featuring a double feature, encore presentation of Waiting for Superman and Our Family Wedding on Thursday, April 14, 2011.

Posted on 4/10/2011 1:44:25 PM

Two Films to Be Presented in Honor of Women’s History Month 2011

Two final films, part of the Micheaux Film/Discussion Series, will be shown as the observation of Women’s History Month 2011 concludes.

Posted on 3/25/2011 9:46:50 AM

Film Showings in Honor of Women’s History Month

The African American Cultural Center is hosting several movies in honor of Women’s History Month 2011.

Posted on 3/14/2011 6:02:33 PM

African American Cultural Center to Host Fair-Housing Workshop

The African American Cultural Center will host a Fair Housing Workshop on Wednesday, February 16, 2011, at 5:00 p.m. in the Delaney Conference Room. This free workshop will be presented by Kelly Valdez of the Center for Independent Living of South Central Pennsylvania.

Posted on 2/11/2011 3:38:33 PM

Actor Van Leer to Present “Power on Earth” in Honor of Black History Month

Actor Darryl Van Leer will perform a one-man show titled “Power on Earth” Monday, February 14, 2011, at 6:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room as part of the Six O’Clock Series. The performance, cosponsored by the African American Cultural Center, is presented in honor of Black History Month.

Posted on 2/11/2011 3:26:35 PM

Students and African American Cultural Center Donate to Local Food Bank

The Ujamaa Living Learning Floor (Delaney Hall) and the IUP African American Cultural Center sponsored a food drive as the final community service project of the Fall 2010 semester.

Posted on 1/14/2011 2:54:41 PM

African American Cultural Center to Host MLK Activities Monday, January 17, 2011

The African American Cultural Center presents two events on Monday, January 17, 2011, in honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., national holiday, which is also promoted as a day of volunteer community service.

Posted on 1/14/2011 11:09:03 AM

African American Cultural Center Pre-Commencement Reception and Awards Program

The IUP African American Cultural Center will host its annual Fall Pre-Commencement Reception and Awards Program on Saturday, December 18, 2010, at 3:30 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room.

Posted on 12/7/2010 3:06:04 PM

African American History Month Program 2011

The IUP African American Cultural Center will feature several programs in recognition of African American History Month 2011.

Posted on 12/6/2010 6:10:33 PM

Plan Now for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Commemorative Program

IUP will host its twenty-first annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Commemorative Program on Thursday, January 27, 2011.

Posted on 12/6/2010 5:26:08 PM

Annual Kwanzaa Celebration 2010

IUP’s Kwanzaa Celebration 2010 will take place on Saturday, December 11, 2010, at 4:30 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room.

Posted on 12/6/2010 4:57:14 PM

Olde Tyme Ice Cream Soda Festival

With music by IUP’s own Against All Odds Band, the Olde Tyme Ice Cream Soda Festival takes place on Thursday, September 2, 2010, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the African American Cultural Center, B23 Delaney Hall.

Posted on 8/26/2010 3:09:06 PM

Counter Blast 2010: A Get-Acquainted Social

Counter Blast 2010, an annual get-acquainted orientation social, will take place on Saturday, September 11, 2010, from 4:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the HUB Delaware Room and the adjacent outdoor area.

Posted on 8/26/2010 3:06:54 PM

Directions 2010: A Welcoming Dinner-Reception for Entering Minority Freshmen

All minority freshmen are invited to Directions, an orientation program designed to facilitate the academic success of entering minority and underrepresented students, on Thursday, September 23, at 5:00 p.m. in the Crimson Event Center.

Posted on 8/26/2010 3:05:17 PM

Lane and Team Sponsors Sought for Indiana County CareNet Annual Bowl-A-Thon

IUP’s African American Cultural Center will support this year's Indiana CareNet Bowl-A-Thon by seeking lane sponsors and/or team sponsors.

Posted on 7/30/2010 2:36:08 PM

“Back to School Bash” Collection for Local Mission Opportunity

Indiana area churches, businesses, and other organizations, including the Salvation Army and ICCAP, will be hosting a “Back to School Bash,” a local mission opportunity for the low-income children of the Indiana area.

Posted on 7/28/2010 2:09:52 PM

2010 African American Cultural Center Spring Pre-Commencement Reception Set

The African American Cultural Center will recognize graduating minority students during its annual Spring Pre-Commencement Reception and Awards Program on Saturday, May 8, 2010, at 4:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room.

Posted on 5/4/2010 3:36:38 PM

Pumpkin Decorating Contest and Haunted House and Maze Tour

The African American Cultural Center of Indiana University of Pennsylvania presents an opportunity for participants to display their artist skills and celebrate the 2009 Halloween season at its first Pumpkin Decorating Contest, held on Friday, October 30, 2009, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., followed by a Haunted House tour at Haunted Hollow at Yarnick’s Farm.

Posted on 10/27/2009 4:45:44 PM

Kwanzaa Celebration with Derrick Ashong and Kulu West African Ensemble

On Saturday, December 12, 2009, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., the African American Cultural Center will present the annual Kwanzaa Celebration, a cultural celebration of family, friends, and culture, in the HUB Ohio Room.

Posted on 10/27/2009 4:26:31 PM

Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother: African American Cultural Center Family Weekend Reception

The nineteenth annual African American Cultural Center Family Weekend Reception occurs Saturday, October 31, 2009, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room on the IUP campus. This event is free and open to all,

Posted on 10/27/2009 4:22:18 PM

AACC Cultural Enrichment Night: Mexican Cuisine and Salsa Contest

Just in time for Homecoming 2009, the second Monthly Cultural Enrichment Night, sponsored by the IUP ;African American Cultural Center, will include dinner and a Salsa contest at Cozumel Mexicano Restaurante of Indiana, Pa., on Thursday, October 8, at 6:00 p.m.

Posted on 10/8/2009 5:52:37 PM

Homecoming Cabaret With a Focus on Afro-Caribbean Culture

On Friday, October 9, 2009, from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room, come out and enjoy Homecoming 2009 with an evening of Afro-Caribbean culture that includes Afro-Caribbean Rock, Rap, and Reggae.

Posted on 10/8/2009 5:46:35 PM

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 2010 Commemorative Program

On Thursday, January 28, 2010, the IUP African American Cultural Center will host the twenth annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Commemorative Program.

Posted on 9/8/2009 9:24:44 AM

African American Cultural Center Annual Open House 2009

The African American Cultural Center’s annual Open House will take place on Thursday, September 10, 2009, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. It will include a special appearance by IUP’s own Against All Odds Band.

Posted on 9/8/2009 9:22:47 AM

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Commemorative Program to Be Held

On Thursday, January 29, 2009, the IUP African American Cultural Center will host the nineteenth annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Commemorative Program.

Posted on 1/27/2009 4:29:26 PM

African American Cultural Center Annual Open House

The African American Cultural Center’s annual Open House takes place this Wednesday, August 27, 2008 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and includes a special appearance by Caribbean steel-drum band Steel Impressions.

Posted on 8/26/2008 2:23:12 PM