Baylor Big 12 Council on Black Student Leadership Presents One for All Soiree Gala

Feb. 20, 2014

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WACO, Texas (Feb. 19, 2014) - Baylor University's department of multicultural affairs and the Big 12 Council on Black Student Leadership will host the One for All Soiree Gala from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, in the banquet room on the fifth floor of the Cashion Academic Building.

The black-tie formal gala is held in honor of Black History Month and will include appetizers, music and mingling. All students are welcome to attend.

This event is free of charge, but donations will be accepted at the door for the Afterschool Centers for Education (ACE) Program. ACE works to provide extended learning opportunities for students and their families and offers innovative, hands-on activities that reinforce and complement students' regular academic programs.

The purpose of the Big 12 Council on Black Student Leadership is to provide strong leadership at Baylor as it pertains to the educational, socio-cultural and spiritual well-being of the African-American community.

Cashion Academic Building is located at 1401 S. Fourth St. For more information, call the department of multicultural affairs at 254-710-4466.

by Kristen Bennett, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805.

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