Black Alumni/ae Association
BAA Events and Links
The BAA Introduction video features some of the founding members of the Black Alumni/ae Association.
In 2012, the Black Alumni/ae Association held the first Trailblazers Banquet, to honor Union's outstanding alumni/ae of African descent. The 2012 honorees were Dr. Allix B. James (Th.M.'49; Th.D.'57), Bishop Leontine T.C. Kelly (M.Div.'76), and Dr. Gloria Taylor (M.A.'78; Ed.D.'95).
The 2013 Trailblazers Banquet honored Chaplain Colonel Albert Abraham Lincoln Hockaday (M.A.'80), Dr. Edwin D. McCreary, Jr. (Th.M.'45; Th.D.'51), and Rev. Paula Owens Parker (M.Div.'94).
On February 20, 2013, the Black Alumni/ae Association led the 2013 BAA Chapel Service on the Richmond campus.
The 2014 Trailblazers Banquet was held at C. N. Jenkins Memorial Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, NC. Honorees were: Dr. Ophelia Garmon-Brown (M.Div.'08), Trailblazer Award; Rev. Veronica Cannon (M.Div.'06) and Ms. Brenda Foster (M.A.C.E.'06), Genesis Award; Dr. Katie Geneva Cannon, Vanguard Professorship Award; and Dr. Samuel K. Roberts, Faithful Servant Award.
If you are an alumnus or alumna of Union Presbyterian Seminary, you are invited to join the BAA!
Annual Membership is $50.
To Join by Credit Card - click here and write in "BAA Dues" in the One Time Gift box. Click "submit" and you will be taken to our secure payment site for your $50 payment.
To Join by Check - please send a $50 check, made payable to Union Presbyterian Seminary with "BAA Dues" in the memo line. Union Presbyterian Seminary Black Alumni/ae Association, 3401 Brook Rd, Richmond, VA 23227.