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RSVP to Attend 2018 NIA Awards & Gospelfest

This year’s event will be a wonderful time of celebration as we honor our 2018 recipients; and encouragement, with our keynote address by Dr. Raymond Wise, Associate Director of the African American Arts Institute of Indiana University; and Gospel music provided by Imani, Tommy McGuffey and True Worship and the Celebration of Purpose Community Choir.

2018 NIA Award recipients:

Student                           Martez Warren

Staff                                Debbie Fobbs

Faculty                            Vivian Hubbard-Jackson

Community Service         Marlon Shackleford

Diversity Champion         Dawayne Kirkman

The award recipients will be honored at the Celebration of Purpose: NIA/Gospelfest Ceremony, Friday, March 2 in the Blair Hall Theatre, Building 2 on the Dayton campus. The evening will begin with a reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by the ceremony at 6:30 p.m.

There is no cost to attend, but please RSVP below!

The NIA/GospelFest Planning Committee:

Crystal Echols   Daniel Greene   Valerie Mayfield   Amaha Sellassie   Katherine Trigg