Apr 18, 2018 by Kimberlee Jenkins
Hey everybody! Just a reminder that TODAY will be our last meeting of the Spring Semester! On the bright side, we will be having a wrap-up meeting, complete with FREE FOOD! We want to know what you liked this semester, what you did not like, and what you want to see in the next school year. We will also be doing the last round of elections for the Vice President, Public Relations, and Fundraiser positions. The meeting will be held in our usual location, the Angelos Law Building in Room 402 a...
Apr 11, 2018 by Kimberlee Jenkins
Hey everyone! Black Tie was a great success! Thank you to all of you who helped out and came to show support for all the work we put into this show. We would like feedback on how the show went so feel free to tell us. We need you guys to show up for us today again because today is ELECTION DAY! We need all of our members to come and vote for our new E-Board. Please make yourself available today. For this club not to die like many have in the past, we need your continued support to put dedica...
Mar 13, 2018 by Kimberlee Jenkins
Hello everyone! Lots of updates today! Instead of a meeting tomorrow, we are hosting a Afrobeats Dance Workshop from 4:30 to 8:30 or whenever they shut us down, in the gym aerobics room with the mirrors in it. It will be led by Blessing and I, Kim. You don't have to dance but please come hang out and show support. Also, bring a few dollars so that we can support the Adeyemi Opeke Foundation, run by a UB Student to enhance the lives of youth in Nigeria. Shake that midterm stress off so we can...
Oct 31, 2017 by Kimberlee Jenkins
Hello everyone! I hope everyone is enjoying their Halloween so far! This is just a reminder that tomorrow at 4:30 is Movie Day! We are watching MTV's Shuga, a series based on teens living in Nairobi, Kenya and the struggles they face including dealing with STDs, maintaining relationships, and domestic violence. There will be pizza, wings, popcorn, and drinks so bring a few friends! We will be meeting at 4:30 in Room 402 See you tomorrow! Kim Jenkins Secretary, African Student Union
Oct 25, 2017 by Kimberlee Jenkins
Hello again! Just a reminder that today's meeting will be held in Room 402 of the Angelos Law Building. We will be talking about the Generation Gap, led by myself, Kim Jenkins. T-shirts will be here soon so make sure you bring your money! Be sure to tell your friends about Movie Day next week where we will be watching MTV's Shuga, a series based on teens living in different countries in Africa and the struggles they face including dealing with STDs, maintaining relationships, and domestic vi...
Sep 26, 2017 by Kimberlee Jenkins
Hello everyone! The African Student Union is proud to present UB's First Annual Homecoming Dance! In collaboration with Spirit Week next week, the dance will be held on Thursday, October 5th from 8:30 pm - 12 am. Plenty of time for you to go home, get fancy in your semi-formal attire, and come have a good night! It is FREE for all UB students with your Bee Card and only $5 for guests. It will be held on the Second Floor of the Student Center. Chick-Fil-A will be catering the dance with a tast...
Sep 26, 2017 by Kimberlee Jenkins
Hey everyone! Just letting you know that tomorrow's meeting topic will be "Foreign Business Coming Into Africa." We just want to shed some light on the subject and get you guys opinions if you are for foreign business or against it. Bring some friends! African or not! In other news, if you want an ASU club t-shirt, they are only $5!!!! I'll have a sign up sheet so I can keep track of the sizes we need and who has paid. Also, UB's first Homecoming dance is NEXT WEEK on October 5th and we nee...
Sep 20, 2017 by Kimberlee Jenkins
Today's meeting will be held in the Angelos Law Building back UPSTAIRS on the 12th floor. The topic will be our general thoughts about DACA or The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. This is an open discussion about what it is, why it was created, who are the DREAMers, and why is Trump ending the program. Repealing this program could affect some African students as well as other minority students. Bring your thoughts and opinions! We'll also have some fun! See you tomorrow!
Sep 13, 2017 by Kimberlee Jenkins
Hey everyone! This is a reminder that today's ASU meeting will be held in the Angelos Law School at 4:30 pm but in Room 402 this week. We will be back upstairs on the 12th floor NEXT week. Today's topic will be Africa’s Promise of a Better Tomorrow: To Live or To Leave so come ready to discuss items like job opportunities, living costs, and education. See you at 4:30!
Sep 10, 2017 by Kimberlee Jenkins
Welcome back to all new and old ASU Members! Our first meeting, while rainy, was a great success! It was wonderful to meet all of you and we hope that you come back and bring a friend so we can have even more fun together! We got to know our new Executive Board Members and got a rundown of our upcoming events like Homecoming, Panel Discussions, Movie Nights, and The Black Tie Affair Fashion and Talent Show. Everyone was so friendly and there were laughs and hugs all around! We had food catere...
Oct 31, 2016 by Blessing Leonard
Hi All, Please don't forget our open mic is on Friday, November 18 from 6-9pm. This event is hosted by the University of Baltimore's African Student Union and it will serve as a platform for spoken word performers, writers, musicians, artists and other members of the arts to share their works with the UB community. Tickets will be $7 for Students and $8 for Guests. You may purchase your tickets at CSI or online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/asu-open-mic-tickets-28516353180?aff=es2
Oct 4, 2016 by Blessing Leonard
Hello, Do you have ideas for what your dream home is like? What do you or don't you like about the current state of your country of origin and/or Africa in general? What ideas do you have for fixing those issues, and maintaining the positives? Come exchange ideas and discover new ways to make a positive impact. See you tomorrow!