Schedule of Events

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Wednesday April 3

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Celebration of the Arts 
A Day of Poetry, Music, and Dance
The Block

Featuring music by DJ K. Spinz
Emcees: Dr. Gary Guffey and Dr. Cindy Kistenberg

10 a.m. Welcome
10:05 a.m. Dance: "Reverence"
10:30 a.m. Spoken word: "Dear Biddle"
11 a.m. Theater: "Why?"
12 p.m. Instrumental: "Mash Ups"
12:30 p.m. Dance: "Latitude"
1 p.m. Theater: "Why?"
1:30 p.m. Spoken word: "Dear Biddle"

Thursday April 4 (By Invitation Only)

12 p.m. 
Community Symposium & Luncheon
Economic Mobility in the Queen City 
Mary Joyce Taylor Crisp Student Union 

Friday April 5

10 a.m. 
Inauguration Ceremony - The Installation of Clarence D. Armbrister, J.D.
Jack S. Brayboy Gymnasium
Inauguration Reception immediately following ceremony
Mary Joyce Taylor Crisp Student Union Plaza

6 p.m. Inauguration Gala Reception (Black Tie Optional)
7 p.m. Inauguration Gala
The Honorable Michael A. Nutter Former Mayor of Philadelphia, Guest Speaker
Charlotte Convention Center, Crown Ballroom
501 South College Street 
Tickets: $175 and $275 per person Proceeds Benefit The JCSU Fund

Saturday April 6

10 a.m. Backed by the Bulls Community Service Project
Habitat for Humanity

1 p.m.
Bulls & Barbecue Inauguration Celebration 
Mary Joyce Taylor Crisp Student Union Plaza

Sunday April 7

2 p.m.
Founders' Day Convocation 
Commemorating The University's 152nd Year
Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph D. Guest Speaker
Jack S. Brayboy Gymnasium

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