We are celebrating 50+ years of the Black Student Coalition at Davidson College through a variety of events. Celebrate with us!

All events are subject to change.

Visual Display BSC Through the Decades

Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Brown Atrium, Alvarez College Union

Take time to explore BSC archive photos and documents throughout history.

Friday, February 10

Welcome Gathering
6-9 p.m.

Davidson Wine Co.
121 Depot St.
Davidson, NC

Kick off the celebration at Davidson's first Black-owned urban winery. Check in for the weekend, and enjoy light bites and an open bar.

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Saturday, February 11

8:30-9:30 a.m. 
C. Shaw Smith 900 Room, Alvarez College Union

Black Table Talk: A Panel on the History of the BSC
9:30-11 a.m.

C. Shaw Smith 900 Room, Alvarez College Union

Hear from voices both past and present about where the BSC has been and where it is headed. Moderator: Dara Ferguson '17; Panelists: David Dennis '08, Caro Djakuduel ‘23, Sterling Freeman '92, Aaron Goodson '11, Dana Lemon '86, Wyndell Patterson '76 and Janet Stovall '85.  

Group Photo
11:10 a.m.
Main Staircase, Alvarez College Union

Please join us for a photo to commemorate this milestone weekend. 

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
4th Floor, Alvarez College Union

Grab a boxed lunch and find a place to eat while fellowshipping with friends. 

Black Student Coalition Open House
Noon-2 p.m.
BSC House, Patterson Court

A celebration of the BSC would not be complete without a visit to the BSC House. Don’t leave campus without stopping in to check out this special space. 

Recording Booth- Tell Your BSC Story
Noon -3 p.m.
Room 313, Alvarez College Union

We want your stories! Stop in to record a brief video that will be saved as part of the BSC archives. Several prompts will be provided. 

Exhibition: Finding Home Again, Jacolby Satterwhite
12-5 p.m.
Van Every / Smith Galleries, Katherine and Tom Belk Visual Arts Center
Please note the exhibition contains nudity and content that may not be appropriate for younger audiences. The exhibition includes projections and some flashing light/imagery in a darkened space.

Self-Guided Tour
1-6:30 p.m. (On Your Own)
BSC Campus Tour Map

Explore the places and spaces, past and present, that have supported the Black student experience, as well as exhibitions of Black art across campus.

Student & Alum Networking Event
1:15-2:30 p.m.
Brown Atrium & Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Alvarez College Union

Engage with current students and alums to build connections through common interests and industries. Light bites and non-alcoholic beverages provided.

Davidson Wildcats vs. Fordham Basketball
2:30-4:30 p.m.
John M. Belk Arena, Baker Sports Complex
Purchase tickets

NPHC Group Photo
2:45 p.m.
NPHC Plots, Vail Commons Patio
Rain location: Spencer-Weinstein Center for Community and Justice

Join other members of Divine Nine organizations at the NPHC plots for a group photo before heading to the NPHC Meet and Greet.

NPHC Meet and Greet
3-4 p.m.
Spencer-Weinstein Center for Community and Justice

All are invited to join alum and student members of the Divine Nine organizations for time to connect and socialize. Light bites and non-alcoholic beverages provided.

Celebration of Community: A Dinner to Reconnect
6:30-7:30 p.m. Cocktail Time
6:45 p.m. Photo of all Past Presidents
7:30-9 p.m. Dinner and Program
Lilly Family Gallery, Chambers Building

The program includes comments from various alums and students, a video highlighting voices throughout the history of the BSC and time to remember those no longer with us. This event is sure to be a highlight of this special weekend! Open bar included. 

After Party with DJ
9-11:30 p.m.
Sprinkle Room, 4th Floor, Alvarez College Union

After the dinner head over to the Union for music and dancing! Light bites and open bar included.

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Sunday, February 12

Explore local options for worship.

Farewell Brunch
9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Vail Commons

Visit Vail Commons to close out the weekend with a traditional Sunday brunch. The cost (including tax) is $14.24/adult and $10.01 for children 3-12 years. Pay at the door.

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