The BAIC’s themes for Black History Month this year were focused around ‘Celebrating Black Joy’ and ‘Stronger Together.’
Some low-income students have expressed dissatisfaction with BC’s move out exemption process and the way it has communicated with students.
Come 2019, the Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Options Through Education Transitional Summer Program, a six-week program that prepares first-year students for their transition to Boston College.
Michael Davidson, S.J., was named director of the Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center (BAIC) by Joy Haywood Moore, interim vice president for student affairs, this week. According to a press release, his tenure will begin on Aug. 27. He succeeds Ines Maturana Sendoya, who left the University to take a position at Wellesley College…
Sendoya’s departure comes after a year of student protests and activism calling on the University to, among other requests, reevaluate the programs it has in place for instruction on diversity and inclusion on campus.
“In my opinion, we must respectfully juggle the fact that racism must color the way we see how amazing these activists are treated, very differently from the thoughtful leaders of the Black LIves Matter movement,” said professor C. Shawn McGuffey. “We must do both of these.”