to Nov 18

Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week 2017

Beginning Sunday, November 12 through Saturday, November 18, Philander Smith College will host a full week of events in recognition of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Sponsored by the College’s Office of Religious Life and Campus Culture, this annual program is a social movement designed to help educate students and the community on the plight of homelessness and hunger and to work collectively to identify ways to eradicate both.

Click the schedule below to learn more about the activities and events scheduled as part of this week.

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7:00 AM07:00

23rd Annual Elijah Pitts Memorial Golf Tournament

Philander Smith College is teeing up for the 23rd annual Philander Smith College Elijah Pitts Memorial Golf Tournament on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Little Rock’s Chenal Valley Country Club, and we want you to join us along with celebrity guests and others for a great round of golf at one of Arkansas’s premier golf destinations as we honor Elijah Pitts to benefit his alma mater.

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to Mar 12

61st National Alumni Convention

  • Holiday Inn Presidential (map)
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The Philander Smith College National Alumni Association will host its 61st Annual Alumni Convention on March 9 through March 12, 2017. Hosted at the Holiday Inn Presidential, this event serves as an opportunity for alumni to reconnect as well as oversee the business of the National Alumni Association.

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3:00 PM15:00

African American High School Honors Ceremony

  • Philander Smith College - M.L. Harris Auditorium (map)
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On February 26, 2017, Philander Smith College will honor African American High School students who have show scholastic achievement at the highest level. As a part of the institution's Black History Month activities, the African American High School Honors ceremony serves as a way to highlight and recognize what these students have accomplished throughout the year. Honorees as award scholarships to attend Philander Smith College as well as other special recognition. 

This event is open to the public and all are invited to join us as we celebrate these wonderful students and their achievements.

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7:00 PM19:00

10th Annual Living Legends Banquet

  • Philander Smith College - Campus Center Cafeteria (map)
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The Living Legends Banquet is the culmination of Philander Smith College’s annual Religious Emphasis Week which engages students, faculty, staff, and the community in activities and programming designed to provide opportunity for intellectual and spiritual growth. Through the Living Legends Banquet, the College strives to give distinction to individuals who are serving God by serving the community. Honorees are comprised of community leaders, Philander Smith faculty, staff, and alumni and a current student.

This year's honorees include:

Ms. Lynda Byrd - Alumna, Retired Higher Education Administrator, and Former PSC Board Trustee
Senator Linda Pondexter Chesterfield - State Legislator and Retired Educator
Dr. Frances Harris - Alumna, Physician and Current PSC Board Trustee
Rev. Jimmie Mosby - Alumnus and Minister
Mrs. Lorraine Mosby - Alumna and Retired School Counselor
Dr. Freddie Nixon - Former PSC Board Trustee and Community Activist
Mr. Marcel Jagne-Shaw - Alumnus and PSC Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Mrs. Mary Louise Williams - Retired Educator and Community Activist
Ms. Teresa Young - PSC Assistant Professor of English
Mister Philander Smith College Tarai Rolle.

Purchase your tickets today to attend the 10th Annual Living Legends Banquet

Sponsorship opportunities are also available. For sponsorship information, please contact the office of Religious Life and Campus Culture at 501-370-5344.




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