The Extraordinary Gentlemen of the Theta Sigma Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. proudly present..
"Alpha Fall Weekend 2008 | The Golden Age"
October 21 - 26, 2008
TUES., OCTOBER 21
"Black Male Development Initiative (BMDI)" Meeting
Co-Sponsored by Omega Psi Phi, Iota Phi Theta, Progressive Black Men, Institute of Black Culture, & the UF Counseling Center
Location: Usler Hall
WED., OCTOBER 22
"Black Children Left Behind: The Education Gap" - an educational forum
Co-Sponsored W/ Minority Student Education Guild (MSEG) & Gator Chapter of the NAACP
Join The Extraordinary Gentlemen of The Theta Sigma Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. in collaboration with the Minority Student Education Guild and the Gator Chapter of the NAACP as we highlight the disparities between the advancement of African Americans in the education system as opposed to other ethnic groups. We will identify and discuss social, economic, and emotional issues that contribute to this education gap. In addition, we will discuss some possible solutions to this epidemic within our community. Is education equal for all? Do predominantly black schools receive the proper funding to be successful? Find out!
Location: HPNP G101
*Refreshments will be served.
THURS., OCTOBER 23
"Museum Nights: A Celebration of Culture"
Co-Sponsored W/ Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Join the Extraordinary Gentlemen of the Theta Sigma Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and the ladies of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. as we showcase the art on display at UF's own Samuel P. Harn Museum. Guests will be guided through tours of the diverse exhibits; tours will highlight the museum's African and Asian collection on display.
Location: Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
*Refreshments will be served.
"Blackout Jam: The Sixth Edition"
Join us for the 6th annual Blackout Jam. Don't miss out on the best party of the semester and school year. This party is only for the grown and sexy. Come dressed in all black or white and get in for a discounted price. No T-Shirts, Sneakers, or Sportswear. DRESS CODE IS STRICTLY ENFORCED!! Where will YOU be when the lights go out?
Location: Studio (Formerly known as Gotham Grill and Voodoo Lounge)
FRI., OCTOBER 24
"S.O.S.: A Benefit Bash for a Nation in Need"
Come out on UF's Homecoming Weekend and party for a cause Friday, October 24th. Downtown Gainesville is Guaranteed to be PACKED!!100% of the money raised at this event will be donated directly to the Hope for Haiti initiative. EVERYONE gets in for $5 ALL NIGHT!! Any additional donations will be greatly appreciated; so make sure you come out, have fun, and support a great cause. Be the change you want to see.
Location: The Venue Nightclub & Lounge
SAT., OCTOBER 25
"UF v. UK Homecoming Tailgate"
Co-Sponsored W/ Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Black Student Union & Student Alumni Association (SAA)
Be sure to come out and show your school spirit at the OFFICIAL UF HOMECOMING TAILGATE hosted by UF'S PHIRST PHAM and BSU!!! Watch UF beat Kentucky while enjoying free food, music, and entertainment. Also, please help us support the SAA's 'BEAT HUNGER' initiative by bringing canned goods and other non-perishable food items to this event!!
Location: Institute of Black Culture
*Free food, drinks, and music.
SUN. OCTOBER 26
"Stand Up and Be Counted" Early Voting w/ the Alphas
Early Voting for the November 4th, 2008 General Election will start October 20th, and run through November 1st.
On Sunday the 26th Theta Sigma will be meeting on campus to give all interested voters a ride to the early voting polls. AVOID THE LINES ON ELECTION DAY!!!
Any registered Alachua County voter may vote early. Florida Law requires that you present picture and signature identification in order to vote.
Meeting Time: 3:00PM
Meeting Location: Reitz Union Circle Drive
Polling Location Destination:
Supervisor of Elections Office
County Administration Building Location
111 SE 1st Street, Gainesville