Programs & Workshops

February 2023

  • My Beautiful Black Hair | February 2, 2023 | Fromm Hall Rm 115 | 6:00  - 8:00 p.m. 

Join us for a  community forum led by filmmaker and author, St. Clair Detrick-Jules, on hair as an entry-point for conversations on self-love, anti-Blackness, healing from racial trauma, feminism, and more. Refreshments served.

  • Lyricist Lounge | February 10, 2023 | UC 4 Lounge | 7:00  - 9:00 p.m. 

Lyricist Lounge is a monthly open-mic night hosted by our Lyricist Lounge & Arts Intern, Brandon Gagante. This space for student expression is an outlet for their stories of triumph, joy, sorrow, and community. Students often perform in spoken word, rap, comedy, or singing. For February, Brandon is centering Black student voices in conjunction with BHM. 

  • Black Mental Health Matters (BMHM) with Dr. Jevon Rice | Thursdays | 1:15 - 2:45 p.m. | Zoom

BMHM is a therapeutic space for Black students  where we connect, support, and hold dialogues on multiple aspects of Black Mental Health. BHMH includes mindfulness meditation practices and group exploration focused on leaning into our ancestral strengths, finding empowerment through intersectional identities, and re-envisioning self care to represent self-soothing, acceptance, self-compassion, and internal systemic rebellion. Note: Zoom ID will be provided by calling CAPS at 415-422-6352 to register.

  • Black Artists Speak | February 23, 2023 | 11:45 am - 12:45 pm | 1:15 - 2:45 p.m. | HyFlex: Thacher Gallery, Gleeson Library / Zoom | Register Here

Celebrate Black creators and the role of the arts in a round table conversation with Robert Moses, Rivka Louissaint, and Sheila Smith McKoy. 

  • Community Trip to Oakland Museum | February 26, 2023 | 11:00 am - 1:00 p.m. | Register Here

Black faculty, staff and students are invited to connect and celebrate Black art at the Oakland Museum of California. Afterwards, join us at the annual Black Joy Parade through the streets of downtown Oakland. RVSP required for complimentary museum ticket.

 

​​​​​​​

 

 

  • Multicultural Community Meet-Up! | September 14, 2022 | Intercultural Center UC 411 / 412 | 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Was your upbringing influenced by various cultures and traditions? How does your heritage play a role in self-expression? Do you identify as multi-racial or multicultural? Come to the Cultural Centers and build community with us in our Multicultural Community Meet-ups! Through conversation, activities, games, and food we’ll explore our different identities and who we are as intersectional individuals.

  • Welcome BLACK 2022 | September 15, 2022 | McLaren Conference Center 251 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. PST | Register Here

Join us as we come together in fellowship with fellow Black Students, Staff, Faculty and Librarians. Appetizers and refreshments will be provided. 

  • Black Transfer Student Mix and Mingle Social | September 20, 2022 | Lo Schiavo - Getty Lounge | 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Register Here

Welcome Back and Greetings to new and returning Black-identified transfer students at USF. Join your fellow peers and BASE staff for a student social aimed towards creating community and connections!

  • Secure the Bag: Ballin' on a College Budget | September 27, 2022 | Zoom | 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m | Register Here

Being an adult, taking classes, and managing your finances all at the same time is definitely not easy! Join us as we discuss the best tips and tricks to prioritize and manage your budget.  

  • Let's Dap Up Dons: Black Club & Org Town Hall | September 22, 2022 | Cultural Center - UC 4th Floor | 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m | Register Here

On behalf of the BASE Initiative, Let's Dap Up Dons Series: Our first program, Black Town Hall! This program will prioritize select members of the community that holds positions within the executive boards of all the black student organizations on campus! Your attendance is highly encouraged to connect with fellow members supporting the black USF community! 

  • Finding a Job on Campus featuring Student Employment Workshop | TBD 

October 2022

  • Black Student Resource Fair | October 11, 2022 | Privett Plaza | 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Register Here

The Black Student Resource Fair aims to build  community and belonging of new and continuing undergraduate and graduate Black students at USF. Participants will have an opportunity to network with Black student clubs and organizations as well as USF offices that enhance their scholarly achievement, personal advancement, and career readiness.

  • Multicultural Community Meet-Up! | October 12, 2022 | Intercultural Center UC 411 / 412 | 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Was your upbringing influenced by various cultures and traditions? How does your heritage play a role in self-expression? Do you identify as multi-racial or multicultural? Come to the Cultural Centers and build community with us in our Multicultural Community Meet-ups! Through conversation, activities, games, and food we’ll explore our different identities and who we are as intersectional individuals.

  • Black Graduate Student Mixer | October 12, 2022 | Barrel Head | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Register Here

Meet and mingle with fellow Black graduate students across USF! Learn about future events, and workshops offered by the BRC. Enjoy food, refreshments, games and more! Note: You must be 21 years of age and older to attend this event. 

 

  • Let's Dap Up: Navigating Predominantly White Spaces | October 20, 2022 | Cultural Center UC - 4th Floor | 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m | Register Here

Join us for a transformative conversation with your peers about navigating white space on and off campus with Jevon Rice PhD, staff psychologist - Black student focus, of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). 

  • Is this the right Major for me? | October 27, 2022 | UC 504 | 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Register Here

Are you second guessing your major or considering adding a minor? Join Emille Lawrence PhD for a workshop to gain the tools and insights into if your major is right for you!

November 2022

  • National First-Generation Day Mixer | November 8, 2022 | McLaren 252 | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Registration Link

Join us for light refreshments as we celebrate First-Generation Students, Faculty, Staff, Librarians, and USF Community Members.

  • Ph.D, M.D., MPH? Pathways into Health Professions | November 9, 2022 | Getting Lounge | 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Registration Link

Join us for a conversation featuring USF's Pre-Health Professions Advising Office about the various careers in the Health Professions and their academic requirements.

  • Multicultural Community Meet-Up! | November 9 and 30, 2022 | Intercultural Center UC 411 / 412 | 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Was your upbringing influenced by various cultures and traditions? How does your heritage play a role in self-expression? Do you identify as multi-racial or multicultural? Come to the Cultural Centers and build community with us in our Multicultural Community Meet-ups! Through conversation, activities, games, and food we’ll explore our different identities and who we are as intersectional individuals.

  • BRC Movie Night: Nope | November 16, 2022 | McLaren 251 | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m | Registration Link

Come watch the new black thriller "Nope" with us while socializing and connecting with other peers, snacks and more!

December 2022

  • Let's Dap Up Dons: Returning "Home" | December 6, 2022 | Intercultural Center UC 411 / 412 | 6 - 7:00 p.m. | Registration Link 

Listen and learn with your USF peers on how to cope or handle scenarios of change when returning home for the Winter Break with CAPS Professional - Dr. Jevon Rice!