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Juneteenth Celebration 2023

Thursday, June 15 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm

VCB Atrium in the Activity Center

Join us for a UT Dallas special event commemorating Juneteenth.

Featuring an amazing performance by Bandan Koro, African Drum & Dance Ensemble.
Food provided by SmokeyJohns BBQ.
Special recognition of service and tribute to Bruce August Jr.
Wellness fair and Information displays. 

Brought to you by the UT Dallas Juneteenth partners and influencers.

  • Black Faculty & Staff Alliance: Carmen Tanner
  • Center for Students in Recovery: Jeremy Hall
  • Student Counseling Center: Beverly Williams
  • EEI-ERGs: Isuri Samarakone
  • Fraternity & Sorority Life: Kevin Saberre
  • Intercultural Programs: Rodolfo Hernandez
  • McDermott Library: Loreen Henry
  • UTD Police Department: Chief Tourangeau
  • Student Affairs: Brooke Everette
  • Student Organization Center: Tineil Lewis
  • Student Union: Andy Helgeson, Ashley Shoemake, Dan Goodwin
  • SUAAB: Asiah Claiborne
  • Student Volunteerism: Mark Estes
  • Student Wellness Center: Austin Rupert
  • ODEI & The Multicultural Center

UTD strives to create inclusive and accessible events in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you require an accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact the event coordinator (listed below) at least 10 business days prior to the event. If you have any additional questions, please email and the AccessAbility Resource Center at

Event Type

Campus & Community

Target Audience

General Public


Diversity & Inclusion


Multicultural Center
Contact Information
Danny Cordova
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