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OPEN BSU Committees:

BSAC Committee 

The Black Student Assembly/ Black Community Awards Committee serves directly under the BSAC Director. The Black Student Assembly is an annual assembly that the Black Student Union hosts to welcome incoming Freshmen. The Black Community awards is an annual awards show that is intended to highlight the hard work of students, faculty, and staff within our community. The committee will aid in all planning, programming, outreach, fundraising, and marketing strategies leading up to and during the event. Various roles will be assigned at the Directors discretion.


 

Special Events Committee

The Special Events Committee  serves directly under the Special Events Director. The Special Events Committee is responsible for, budget, planning, and coordination of the special events including but not limited to: BSU Summer Week, the UMOJA Ceremonies (Summer, Fall, and Spring), BSU Homecoming Celebration Week, and Alumni Networking Events. The committee will aid in all planning, programming, outreach, fundraising, and marketing strategies leading up to and during the event. Various roles will be assigned at the Directors discretion.


 

FISS Executive Board

The Florida Invitational Step Show is the largest student run step show in the southeastern region. The show recognizes and honors the National-Panhellenic Council (NPHC). The FISS Executive Board Members are responsible for planning, programming, outreach, fundraising, and marketing strategies.  Various roles will be assigned at the Directors discretion.


 

BHM Committee

The Black History Month Committee works under the BHM Director to help educate, enhance and entertain the university and Gainesville communities by reflecting on the contributions that Black Americans have made. It is our goal to advocate exposure of refined enrichment inspired by the heritage and legacy of universal Black culture.  Various roles will be assigned at the Directors discretion.

Community Affairs Cabinet 

The Community Affairs Committee  works under the Community Affairs director to serve as the liaison between the University of Florida community and the Greater Gainesville community. The Community Affairs Cabinet is responsible for coordinating joint campus/community events and oversees all philanthropy in BSU. The Community Affairs Committee  will also be in charge aiding the director in the arrangement of events (forums, seminars, health days, etc.) that educate the general body on diseases prevalent within the Black Community, as well as orchestrating involvement in various philanthropies (i.e Dance Marathon, Relay for Life, etc.) at the University of Florida and the Gainesville community (i.e. Grace Marketplace, Peaceful Paths, etc). Various roles will be assigned at the Directors discretion.

 

Public Relations Committee:

The Media Relations Committee  is responsible for aiding the Director in maintaining and creating all visual records, publicity, and media relations for the Black Student Union. This committee is responsible for promoting all Black Student Union events through all available media, creating/updating a local and corporate media contact list, maintaining the Black Student Union website, and creating the Black Student Union merchandise. Some roles include historians, assistant directors, etc.   Various roles will be assigned at the Directors discretion.