On February 2, 2021, CSAD hosted an engaging discussion formally introducing the center to GSU’s student body, in collaboration with the African Diaspora Student Advocacy Coalition (A.D.S.A.C). The town hall introduced GSU students to the work of CSAD and shared how the center can best serve them. CSAD representatives described the origins and the mission of the center, and ADSAC representatives shared fielded questions around scholarly and professional goals, programs and events, and student challenges from the student body.
Jez Catambay-Lopez, Associate Director of Student Life, served as the moderator. Drs. Jennie Ward-Robinson and Maurice Hobson provided an overview of the mission, role, and scope of work of the center, and also fielded questions from the student body from ADSAC representatives Aliyah Jones, Jamie Bigby, and George Greenidge, president of Greatest Minds Society.