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Legends of Excellence Awards Brunch

Legends of Excellence: 50 Years of Inspiring African American and Latino Students
Saturday, May 6, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
University Center Ballroom, UMBC
Tickets: $30 through April 30th, $35 after

The UMBC Chapter of Black and Latino Alumni (CBLA) invites you to attend the 50th Anniversary Legends of Excellence Award Brunch. This event is organized once every five years to acknowledge the extraordinary contributions of faculty and staff who've made an impact in the lives of UMBC's African American and Latino students during their tenure at the university. 

2017 Awardees
Mrs. Earnestine Baker, Former Executive Director, Meyerhoff Scholars Program
Dr. Willie Lamousé-Smith, Professor Emeritus and Former Department Chair, Africana Studies
Ms. Simmona Simmons '74, Service and Special Projects Librarian
Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington, Former Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs

Please click on the name above for event bio. 

Click here for a full text of Dr. Willie Lamousé-Smith's remarks. 
Click here for a video recording of the Legends Awards program. 

Dressy or festive attire. For questions or more information, or if you would like to make ticket payment via check, contact Stanyell Odom in the Office of Alumni Relations at 410-455-2632 or stanyell_odom@umbc.edu.

The UMBC Chapter of Black and Latino Alumni proudly supports the Second Generation Scholarship and the Esperanza Scholarship. Both scholarships provide support to students who meet minimum GPA standards, are involved in community service, and who have demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of minorities. We hope you will consider making a donation in support of one or both scholarships when you register.

Brunch Menu: assorted breakfast pastries, mini muffins, scones, assorted croissants, fresh fruit, scrambled eggs, bacon, pork and turkey sausage, roasted vegetable melange, breakfast potatoes, blackened salmon, rice pilaf, chicken and waffles with assorted toppings, caesar salad, orange and apple juices, coffee and tea, and cash bar serving mimosas, red and white sangria, and red and white wine. Each guest will receive one complimentary drink ticket

Please Note: Alumni event tickets for paid events are non-refundable. Additionally, all funds raised will be administered by the UMBC Foundation for the benefit of the University.