The University of Alabama Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA) is hosting its inaugural Scholarship Glitzy White Extravaganza. This event assists in funding the Student Emergency Fund and to support BFSA student scholarship funds. In addition, the event “aims to celebrate diversity, and to promote academic excellence,” according to a press release from the BFSA.

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“This event symbolizes our commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus environment while supporting our students during times of need,” said Pamela Payne-Foster, president of the Black Faculty and Staff Association. “We invite all community members to join us in this celebration and contribute to a worthy cause.”

The Extravaganza will take place on Friday, July 28 at the Cypress Inn Pavilion located at 601 Rice Mine Rd N, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The event kicks off at 7:00 p.m. and tickets can be purchased at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore on Thursday July 6, 13, and 20 from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Click here for more details about the extravaganza.

Photo Courtesy of BFSA | Canva
Photo Courtesy of BFSA | Canva

You can expect the Glitzy White Extravaganza to “provide an evening filled with glamour, excitement, and meaningful connections,” according to a press release from the BFSA.

“Attendees can expect a delightful experience featuring food, beverages, entertainment, and engaging networking opportunities while enjoying the breathtaking backdrop of the Black Warrior River.”

Since the early 70s, BFSA has been rooted in serving as an advocate for educational equity, with emphasis on African-American students and the professional needs of its members. The inaugural Scholarship Glitzy White Extravaganza helps support that mission and you can help impact and empower students.

“Scholarships make it possible for students to focus on excelling academically without the burden of financial struggles weighing them down,” said Vonda James, chair of the inaugural event.

Click here for more about the University of Alabama Black Faculty and Staff Association.

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