Black Graduate and Professional Student Association, Graduate Student Council hosting fifth annual Black History Unsung Heroes Award Ceremony

Published: January 19, 2023

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The Black Graduate and Professional Student Association at Auburn University, in collaboration with the Graduate Student Council, will celebrate Black History Month in February by hosting the 5th Annual Black History Unsung Heroes Award Ceremony. The ceremony will highlight the achievement of many unsung Heroes and Sheroes at Auburn University and in the local community.

The event will be Saturday, Feb. 18, in the Auburn Alumni Center beginning with a cocktail hour at 5:30 p.m. followed by the ceremony at 6:30 p.m. This year's theme is "Trailblazing the Alternative" featuring Director of Inclusive Excellence in the Auburn College of Liberal Arts Joan R. Harrell as the keynote speaker. 

Please send nominations for the Unsung Hero Awards by completing the survey here. The award categories include the student award, faculty award, staff award and community award. 

Use these links to complete the following Scholarship applications.  

The cost for students to attend is $10 and for faculty and community members to attend is $15. Tickets can be purchased here

To purchase an ad in the event booklet, visit here. Once purchased, send a visual for the ad and proof of payment to Prices for ads are as follows:

    • $100 - Full page 

    • $50 - Half page 

    • $25 - Quarter page 

    • $15 - Personal ads 

Submitted by: Makeda Nurradin