The following is a list of our annual programs:
The Bolinga Center, along with the various university college deans, honor African American graduates with Kente stoles. Scholarships for African American students and the African American student leadership awards are announced.
This annual fall reception for all new and returning African American faculty, staff, and students is dedicated to increasing the enrichment of African American students.
Activities focusing on African American culture and heritage are sponsored by the Bolinga Center and/or co-sponsored by student organizations, colleges, and departments.
This series is a forum to inform, educate and inspire the Wright State community on a variety of topics. This program features African American leaders and scholars in collaboration with the African and African American Studies program, the Greater Dayton community, and the Wright State University community.
The Civil Rights Pilgrimage is as an alternative to spring break. The Pilgrimage will visit sites of historical importance to the U.S. Civil Rights movement.
Fall semester celebration highlighting the seven principles of Kwanzaa.
This annual winter program honors Dr. King and celebrates the anniversary of the Bolinga Center’s opening January 15, 1971.
The Ujima Mentoring community, offered by the Bolinga Center, targets first-year African American students who would like to improve their chances of academic success by attaining an on-campus job and having their supervisor serve as their mentor.