Monthly archives: September, 2013

#UIC African-American Cultural Center “The Reason Why”

Friendly reminder!

A moderated discussion on why African Americans were not included in the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893.
This event is in partnership with the UIC Office of the Chancellor and the DuSable Museum of African American History 
With support from the Illinois Humanities Council
Thursday, September 26, 2013
6:00 – 8:00 PM
The DuSable Museum of African American History
740 East 56th Place, Chicago, IL 60637


The Reason Why The Colored American Is Not In The World’s Columbian Exposition – Talk Radio 1690 AM, WVON – Today at 3:00pm

Tune in today, Saturday, September 26th for a live and lively conversation with panelists from the upcoming UIC Chancellor’s Lecture, “The Reason Why.”  The panelists,, along with the UIC African American Cultural Center’s assistant director, Kay McCrimon, will begin the conversation at 3:00pm.

The program will take place on Talk Radio WVON, AM 1690; it is in conjunction with the Chancellor’s Lecture that will take place on Thursday, September 26th from 6-8pm at the DuSable Museum of African American History.  Please tune in today at 3:00pm for a fascinating look at the African American perspective of the World’s Columbian Exposition that took place here in Chicago in 1893.  

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National Voter Registration Day at #UIC


National Voter Registration Day

Are you 18 years of age or older? 

Recently moved and need to update your information? 

What if you’re an out-of-state student?

Register and get your questions answered at the African-American Cultural Center, Disability Resource Center, Gender and Sexuality Center, and the Latino Cultural Center.

Tell your friends and family to register to vote! 

When: Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013


African-American Cultural Center

10am to 1pm Addams Hall (AH)- 2nd floor

Disability Resource Center

12noon to 5pm SSB- Room 1190

Gender and Sexuality Center

12noon to 1pm BSB- Room 181

Latino Cultural Center

1pm to 2:30pm Lecture Center B2 (LCB)

#UIC students listen up!

The AACC is excited to announce that this academic year we will be
providing an exciting opportunity for student artists to showcase their
creative work!

The AACC curatorial team will curate four group exhibitions featuring the
works of student-artists this academic year. Student exhibitions will be
mounted in October and November 2013 and March and April 2014. Each
exhibition will be installed for one month. Featured student-artists will
participate in an opening reception, and will have the opportunity to give
an artist’s talk during one of the AACC’s lunchtime “brown-bag” sessions.

To learn more about the AACC Student Artist Exhibition Series please visit
please click on the Student Artist Exhibition Series tab above and download application!

Applications are due as follows:
September 23 for the October exhibition
October 15 for the November exhibition
February 15 for the March exhibition
March 15 for the April exhibition

“The Reason Why” – Special UIC Chancellor’s Lecture

“The Reason Why” – Special UIC Chancellor’s Lecture

Join us Thursday, September 26, 2013 at the DuSable Museum of African American History for this unique and timely scholar’s discussion.

Heritage Garden Kickoff event today at #UIC




What’s Good & Growing?
on campus
Join the UIC Heritage Garden Student Task Force for a day filled with guided tours of the garden satellite sites, recipe collecting and storytelling, cooking demonstrations, and dance and poetry performances. Also, check out UIC resources working on environmental and cultural sustainability.
TODAY, Monday, Sept. 9th, 2013 
11am to 6pm 
see activities schedule here.
For more info or in case of rain, please call 312-996-3095 or visit
FREE admission
A project of the UIC Heritage Garden Student Task Force and Centers for Cultural Understanding & Social Change with funding by the UIC Green Fee.
This event is co-sponsored by the UIC Honors College,Latin American and Latino Studies Program, Office of Diversity, Office of Student Affairs, Office of Sustainability, and the Student Activities Funding Committee.

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