Calendar 2014–2015



FALL 2014

New Student Week
Black Family Reunion
John Evans Alumni Center
Saturday, September 24
6:00 p.m.
NUBAA welcomes freshmen and informs them of our programming and myriad of student support. Free refreshments. FMO/ CaribNation/ African Student Assn, AASA, AFAM, NUBAA
DH14 Opening

Black House
Friday, October 17
5:00 p.m.
NUBAA kicks off an event-packed Homecoming weekend with a student/alumni meet and greet, refreshments and time to enjoy the Homecoming parade. AASA
DH14 Gala
Hotel Chicago
333 N Dearborn
Friday, October 17
9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Destination Homecoming’s Gala is an evening of sharing memories and creating new one in this must attend event on Chicago’s social calendar. Dancing, hors d’oeuvres, and a drink ticket are included in your registration. NUBAA
DH14 Terrace Tailgate and Game Viewing Event
West Lot – Ryan Field
Saturday, October 18
5:30 p.m. – end of game
Time to cheer the Wildcats to victory with premier seating, food and drinks, and NUBAA’s pre- and post-tailgate. Let’s take the down the Nebraska Cornhuskers! NUBAA
DH14 Off-Site Game Watch
Party &
Private After Set
Hotel Chicago
333 N Dearborn
Saturday, October 18
7:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Can’t make the game? No problem join us at the Game Watch party and reception in the Penthouse Suite in the Hotel Chicago. NUBAA
DH14 Brunch
Ja’ Grill
(Hyde Park)
1510 S. Harper Ct.
Sunday, October 19
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Alumni, family, and friends top Homecoming off with the food and fellowship. Until we see you at the NUBAA Summit & Hall of Fame in sunny Florida, we wish our buddies well. NUBAA



King Week
January 2014
NUBAA collaborates with NU on its week-long celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. NUBAA
Multi-City Receptions
January 2015
Multi-City Groups and NU Leadership Council host receptions in Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Washington, D.C., Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, and San Francisco. NUBAA
The NUBAA Summit &
Salute to Excellence Gala
January 23-25, 2015
Marriott Fort Lauderdale Coral Springs Golf Resort & Convention Center
Coral Springs, FL
Networking and Entrepreneur Event, Including President Reception, Morning Motivation Breakfast, NUBAA Next Level Luncheon, and the Black Tie Salute to Excellence Hall of Fame Gala NAA
Leon Forrest Lecture Series
Cocktail Hour
February 2015
Northwestern Main Campus
The Department of African American Studies and NUBAA pay tribute to an iconic Northwestern University Professor Leon Forrest through this annual lecture series, which brings black scholars and activists from across the nation to Northwestern. AAS



Multi City Mixer
Saturday, July 18 2015
Alumni Meet and Greet in Multiple Cities throughout the Country. Promotes networking between Alumni of All ages and all schools. DC, NYC, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco and Dallas NUBAA
Forrest E Powell Foundation
Annual Jazz Brunch
625 Davis
Evanston, IL
Sunday, March 2015
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Forrest Powell Foundation Annual Fundraiser. NUBAA collaborates and celebrates with Evanston Leaders and Community. $50.00 NUBAA
Tuesdays, April 2015
Black House
John Evans Center
Northwestern undergraduates and area alumni discuss topics like career choices, diversity, and social concerns on campus. Alumni share their experiences and learn how we can further be of support. NUBAA
Wealth Management
April 2015
Norris Center
Joint Event with Merrill Lynch bringing Alumni and Students together for financial knowledge and empowerment NUBAA
NUBAA 5K Race for Diversity
Northwestern’s Lakefront
May 2015
Athletic fundraising event on NU’s Lakefront featuring other NU National Clubs NUBAA
Medical School Day
Norris Center
May 2015
OSB Pre-Medical Society Health Care Services Initiative – bringing schools from across the country to provide information to medical school aspirants NUBAA
NUBAA Annual Meeting
Norris University Center
June 2015
Formal Elections, Installation of New Officers and Annual Meeting of Board of Directors
NUBAA Advisory Board Meeting
June 2015
Ancillary NUBAA Meeting featuring NU administrators and NUBAA officials
JOY (The Journey of Our Years) June 2015
Northwestern Main Campus
At the Black Congratulatory we celebrate with Northwestern seniors as they begin the next phase of their lives. NUBAA

2 thoughts on “Calendar 2014–2015”

  1. Please join NUBAA Chicago on Sunday, December 6, 2015 for an evening of networking and theater! We are excited to be able to offer premium floor seating to Disney’s The Lion King. Additionally, attendees will enjoy Suite Service which includes light snacks and a full private bar, private restroom facilities, private coat check, first-class attentive service, and suite access 45 minutes prior to performance time and at intermission. The cost per ticket is $150. Twenty-two dollars of every ticket purchased will benefit the NUBAA Achievement Scholarship.

    Tickets will be assigned in the order in which they are purchased. Ticket purchasers will be contacted via email to schedule a date/time for ticket distribution. All ticket sales are final. Refunds will not be issued. Please notify us of any substitutions in attendees.

    If you are not able to join us on December 6, please consider making a gift to the newly-created NUBAA Achievement Scholarship. This scholarship is a continuous commitment to supporting diversity at Northwestern University. Support of the NUBAA Achievement Scholarship allows NU to recruit the most exceptional students by helping provide them with financial aid scholarships. Please join us in continuing to make a difference in the lives of numerous students by making a gift to the NUBAA Achievement Scholarship.

    Event: Disney’s The Lion King Musical

    Ticket Price: $150.00 (includes premium seat, suite service and open bar)

    Date: 12/6/2015
    Time: 5:30 PM

    Location: Cadillac Palace Theater at 151 W. Randolph St. Chicago, IL 60601

    Use this link to purchase your tickets:

    Contact Information

    Pamela Mason


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