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    Signature Program: SHEREHE

    Meaning “Celebration” in Swahili, Sherehe is an opportunity to provide African and African American graduates with a more intimate and African-centered means of recognizing and honoring their achievement amongst a community of peers, family and friends. Sherehe is celebrated twice a year at the conclusion of Fall and Spring semesters.

  • AASI Students and Staff

    Signature Program: Black History Month

    African American Student Initiatives sponsors and co-sponsors various events throughout the month of February, in recognition of the national month which honors and pays tribute to the history and events of the African Diaspora.

  • NKU Staff at UJIMA

    Signature Program: UJIMA - A Night of Excellence

    In collaboration with the Black Faculty and Staff Association, African American Student Initiatives hosts an award ceremony which recognizes faculty, staff and students for their work within the campus community and abroad. Ujima, one of the seven principles of Kwanzaa, meaning collective work and responsibility combines the rich tradition of recognition and the celebration of those individuals who have progressively worked toward the advancement of community.

  • MLK Weekend Celebration

    Signature Program: MLK Commemoration Week

    In collaboration with various university departments and student organizations, this week commemorates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Each program serves both as an educational and inspirational outlet, which honors one of our nation’s most revered civil rights leaders.