Boston College will officially integrate its LGBTQ+ programming and support into the Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center (BAIC) this summer, according to an email sent to the BC community on Friday afternoon.
BC Community Celebrates Black Excellence at BAIC’s Annual BHM Opening Ceremony
The Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center’s annual Black History Month Opening Ceremony, which celebrated the theme “Stronger Together” this year, featured a lineup of guest speakers and performers.
Directors of BAIC and Montserrat Coalition to Switch Positions at BC in 2023
Rev. Michael Davidson, S.J., director of the Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center (BAIC), and Yvonne McBarnett, director of the Montserrat Coalition, will switch positions at Boston College in 2023, according to a University release.
Hispanic/LatinX Heritage Month Celebrates Diversity in Its Opening Celebration
The Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center (BAIC) held an opening celebration for Hispanic/LatinX Heritage Month on Wednesday showcasing the diversity and richness of cultures within the community.
Shawna Cooper-Gibson Pauses Plans to Restructure BAIC
Vice President for Student Affairs Shawna Cooper-Gibson will pause her plans to restructure the Thea Bowman AHANA Intercultural Center (BAIC) after hearing feedback from students, alumni, and members of color on Boston College’s Board of Trustees, according to a University release.
Boston College Rebrands BAIC, Incorporates LGBTQ+ Resources into Center
Boston College will rebrand the Thea Bowman AHANA Intercultural Center (BAIC) as the Thea Bowman Intercultural Center starting this summer, dropping the AHANA acronym and incorporating resources for LGBTQ+ students under its umbrella.
BAIC Hosts Annual Men of Color Conference
Students and faculty gathered in Gasson Hall to build “bridges to success” for AHANA+ men at its annual Men of Color Conference hosted by the Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center (BAIC).
BAIC’s Black History Month Opening Celebration Praises Black Excellence
Valerie Lewis-Mosley, co-creator of the AHANA acronym at Boston College, said that she is neither a token nor the sum of her parts. Her words echo the powerful sentiments spoken throughout the BAIC’s Black History Month Opening Celebration on Thursday night.
BAIC Hosts BRAVE Conference on Culture, Spirituality, and Justice
Professors Kyrah Malika Daniels and Amey Victoria Adkins-Jones led a cultural dialogue about spirituality and social justice at the BRAVE Conference on Saturday morning.
BAIC Kicks Off Hispanic, Latinx Heritage Month
The Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center (BAIC) filled the Gasson 100 banquet room with color and dance during the annual celebration Tuesday night.