The Africana Studies program is now a chartered member of The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH). ASALH, which was established on September 9, 2015. The organization aims to continue Dr. Carter G. Woodson’s legacy by promoting, researching, preserving, interpreting and disseminating information about Black life, history and culture to the global community.
The charter, was received by Africana Studies program director, Professor Anthony Major. The Africana Studies branch of ASALH joins the more than 30 other national branches and will focus on preserving, continuously researching and disseminating new discovering regarding Black history, life and culture in Central Florida.