Today's Date: February 24, 2021
theSkimm Launches SkimmU, New Virtual Course Series to Help Women Take Control of Their Finances Amid the “Shecession&rdqu   •   BioLife Plasma Services Announces Expansion of Plasma Donation Centers Into California   •   Frida Mom Puts Mom Before Milk With New Breast Care Line   •   Susan G. Komen® Urges Women to Continue to Get Mammograms   •   GRAPHISOFT Empowers Mission of 400 Forward as Official Software and Technology Partner   •   Grunt Style Officially Licensed to Sell Air Force and Space Force Apparel   •   The Change Company Welcomes Chris Gardner to its Board   •   Government of Canada to host Canada's Feminist Response and Recovery Summit to mark International Women's Day   •   Al Aire Con El Terrible Syndicated Morning Show With Alberto "El Terri" Cortez Expands To New Key Hispanic Markets   •   ATI Advisory Releases Policy Blueprint for Creating Better Caregiving Jobs   •   BBR Virtual Summit Announces Additional Partners Committed to Driving Change in Beauty and Entertainment   •   Episcopal Relief & Development Supports Local Partners in Response to Winter Storms in Texas   •   Inspiring tomorrow's innovators: 20 years of Introducing a Girl to Engineering with Collins Aerospace   •   Healthcare is failing its own diversity test, Leverage Network finds   •   March Of Dimes Announces 2021 March For Babies: A Mother Of A Movement™   •   Wells Fargo Donates $500,000 for Winter Storm Relief in Texas   •   NASA's Glenn Research Center Invites Students to Celebrate 80th Anniversary   •   Culver's Thank You Farmers® Project Donations Hit $3M   •   Musco Lighting Invests $5 Million in U.S. Soccer Foundation to Keep Kids Moving During Pandemic and Beyond   •   Every 2021MY Mazda Vehicle Tested Earns 2021 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ Award
Bookmark and Share

Earl G. Graves Sr., Caroline Kennedy, John H. Jackson and Ann Best TO BE HONORED AT UNCF’s 65th ANNIVERSARY DINNER

 

Joye Griffin

UNCF

703-205-3480

Joye.Griffin@uncf.org

 

 

Earl G. Graves Sr., Caroline Kennedy, John H. Jackson and Ann Best

TO BE HONORED AT UNCF’s 65th ANNIVERSARY DINNER

 

FAIRFAX, Va. — UNCF– the United Negro College Fund-- announced their 65th Anniversary Dinner, honoring Earl G. Graves Sr., Black Enterprise Magazine Founder and education advocate, Caroline Kennedy. Graves will receive the Frederick D. Patterson Award for his philanthropic efforts to support minority education and historical black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and Kennedy will receive the President’s Award for her work on behalf of New York City’s public schools.   UNCF will also inaugurate a new honor, ”The Ones To Watch Award” which will pay tribute to recent graduates of UNCF Member HBCUs whose careers are marked by both great accomplishment and potential for decades of further service. Dr. John H. Jackson, president and CEO of The Schott Foundation for Public Education and Ann Best, deputy superintendent for human talent for the Houston Independent School District (HISD) will receive this new award.

 

DATE:            Thursday, March 5, 2009

 

 

TIME:             6:00 p.m. reception-New York Ballroom

                      7:00 – 9:00 p.m. dinner and program- Metropolitan Ballroom

 

LOCATION:         Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers

                           811 Seventh Avenue at West 53rd Street

                           New York, NY 10019

 

EVENT             7:00   Michael L. Lomax, Ph.D., UNCF president and CEO Opening Remarks

SPEAKERS:

                        7:08   Dr. John H. Jackson, president and CEO of The Schott Foundation

                                 Ones To Watch Award Acceptance Remarks

 

                        7:14   Ann Best, deputy superintendent for human talent for the Houston                        

                                 Independent School District (HISD)

 

                        8:05   Caroline Kennedy, Vice Chair of The Fund for Public Schools

                                 UNCF’s President’s Award acceptance remarks & video tribute

 

                        8:12   Earl G. Graves Sr., Black Enterprise Magazine Founder

         Frederick D. Patterson Award acceptance remarks & video tribute

 

8:24  Michael L. Lomax, Ph.D., UNCF president and CEO remarks

 



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News