Posts Categorized: Feature

Local magazine features Africana Studies scholarship in recent issue

Africana Studies was featured in the Caribbean American Passport news magazine. The publication covered the John T. Washington scholarship luncheon that took place during 2018’s Black History Month. The luncheon honors Washington, who was the first African-American professor at UCF, by providing students with scholarships to further their education.   To read the article in… Read more »

New Africana Studies online collections

UCF Africana Studies poster

In honor of Black History Month, the UCF Libraries and the Africana Studies program would like to announce the acquisition of five new African American primary source databases. These collections, which were acquired as part of a technology fee proposal, fill a crucial need for primary source material related to the far-ranging field of African… Read more »

Vabre selected for Congressional Black Caucus Foundation in Washington, D.C.

Anabelle Vabre

Anabelle Vabre has been selected as an intern for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation in Washington, D.C. Vabre is currently pursuing a B.A. in human communications and a minor in Africana Studies. Vabre is one of only fifteen interns chosen to learn about congressional leadership, advocacy and national policy development in the nation’s capital. The… Read more »

Africana Studies Ambassadors Share Knowledge, Passion

Ambassadors for the Africana Studies Program at UCF are passionate about history, culture and community. They are active at the university and engaged with local youth, providing mentorship to young students and promoting the importance of Africana Studies. In addition to providing a face for the program, the ambassadors contribute to its leadership, generating ideas… Read more »