The HU Alumni Association Highlights its 50th Anniversary on The Strategy Sessions

Founded in 1867, Howard University, located in Washington, DC, is noted for its academics, published professors, civil rights activism, and global reach. Notable alumni span the professional, entertainment, and civic landscapes, including actresses Phylicia Rashad and Taraji P. Henson; entertainment mogul Sean Combs; and, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. While alumni activities date back to the 1800s, this year the Howard University Alumni AssociationHoward University Alumni Association (HUAA) marks its 50th Anniversary as a part of the University’s Charter.

Leadership from HUAA and the anniversary celebration are guests on the next episode of The Strategy Sessions radio show. They will highlight anniversary events planned to entertain, educate, and empower alumni, students, and supporters, including the anniversary membership drive, summer fundraiser, and Bison on the Vineyard event on Martha’s Vineyard.



Kesi Stribling, Host of The Strategy Sessions radio show

Chris Washington, HUAA President

Keith Benn, HUAA 50th Anniversary Steering Committee Chairperson

Andrea Hodge, Vice President, JP Morgan Chase and speaker during the career program on Martha’s Vineyard


The Strategy Sessions radio show

Episode: The Howard University Alumni Association Marks its 50th Anniversary


Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (EST)

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Howard University Alumni Association Website

HUAA Anniversary Website

HUAA on Twitter

HUAA on Facebook



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