HBCU SpringcominG

APRIL 19-21, 2019

 
 

What if we told you that you didn't have to wait until Fall to experience the love and fellowship of an HBCU Homecoming? 

What if we told you that EVERY year, New York City hosts a special Spring Homecoming for graduates of HBCUs?

Graduates from all over the nation, draped in school colors, pour their school pride all over NYC in a weekend full of events that feels like being back on the yard! Filled with opportunities to both party and network, HBCU SpringComing, always draws an audience of influencers from across the country and should not be missed!

 

 

HBCU Springcoming '18 EVENTS

INNOVATION LAB - In Partnership with Amplify 4 Good -- HOSTED BY TWITTER

TWITTER -- 249 W 17th St., New York, NY 10011

Calling all creatives, engineers and project managers...everyone loves a good group project! Imagine if some of the brightest minds in the class were assembled and challenged to tackle one shared problem that impacts HBCUs. Join us in making a lasting impact on our HBCU community.

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SOUTH'N THE CITY

FREQ -- 637 W 50th St New York, NY 10019

The first chance to clink a glass, this Friday welcome event should be thought of as Orientation. It will be your first chance to meet everyone that is enrolling in the weekend. Come celebrate SNTC's 7th Anniversary, and kick things off in style.
 

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PHYS Ed. 101 WITH RAD EXPERIENCE

RIVERSIDE PARK -- Entrance at 145th Street (Lower Level)

Robbie Ann Darby, of the RAD Experience, known for her high energy classes, will walk (run and jump) you through one of the most exciting workouts you have ever been a part of right on the Yard! Ladies, don't fret. There is no need to go home to fix those natural curls after the workout. CANTU beauty will be on hand to help you go from Workout Worn to Walkout ready!

 

School Daze (The Yard)

 

RIVERSIDE PARK -- Entrance at 145th Street (Lower Level)

This is The Yard. This is campus. This.is.SpringComing! If Saturday was a movie, it would be School Daze!  Think Saturday of Homecoming! Trust us, between the guest performances, grilling stations, spades and basketball tournaments and sponsored tents you won't even realize there wasn't a halftime show!

THE KICKBACK: A Block Party Experience

*TO BE ANNOUNCED SATURDAY AT SCHOOL DAZE*

What’s an HBCU SpringComing without a few surprises? You’ve left the yard after the game and want to figure out the next move? Consider this our version of “something to get into”. Details coming soon. 

WORSHIP SERVICE

FIRST CORINTHINAN BAPTIST CHURCH --
1912 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd., New York, NY 10026

Come celebrate and fellowship at one of Harlem’s most fulfilling worship services! 

 
 

HAV PLENTY BRUNCH

THE CECIL -- 210 W 118th St New York, NY 10026

Complete with amazing food and a musical turn up reminiscent of freshman year, you are guaranteed to get more than your stomach, liver, and IG stories can handle! This will be the quintessential farewell brunch of the weekend!


WANT TO ENROLL FOR

HBCU SPRINGCOMING '19? 

 

PUISSANCE SCHOLARSHIP

In 2012, five HBCU grads set out to shatter the perception that black alumni don’t give back to their alma maters. Lauren Legette, (Hampton ’11), Alize Beal (Howard ’12), Brendan Francis (Howard ’12), Roger Rojas (Morgan State ’01), and Anastazia Neely (Hampton ’12) founded the Puissance Scholarship, to aid in offsetting the cost of college tuition for high school seniors bound for an HBCU. Scholarships are solely awarded thanks to generous monetary donations of fellow HBCU graduates and sponsors. Outside of the scholarship, the team develops programs to increase awareness about the benefits of HBCU for prospective students and to provide a network of support for the alumni they will become.

Thanks to the Puissance Scholarship and the HBCU Family at HBCU SpringComing 2016, I can achieve my dream of earning my degree at a Historically Black University. I can’t wait to move further towards my career and grow in my culture at Norfolk State University. Behold the green and gold!

Dominique Allen, Class of 2020

VENDORS

 
Vendor Table

OUR MISSION IS TO CELEBRATE AND SHOWCASE THE RICH ETHNIC AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY OF NYC AND SURROUNDING AREAS THROUGH OUR VENDORS. Vendors are able to sell anything EXCEPT alcohol on park property. While you may offer merchandise, art, food, or even host fun games, we are family-friendly and primarily focused on cultural authenticity and preserving HBCU traditions. 

 

HBCU SPRINGCOMING '18 Sponsors & Partners

 

EXECUTIVE PLATINUM SPONSOR:

  CANTU BEAUTY

CANTU BEAUTY


  UNILEVER

UNILEVER

  TWITTER

TWITTER

  BULLEIT

BULLEIT

  DON JULIO

DON JULIO

  TANQUERAY

TANQUERAY

  KETEL ONE

KETEL ONE

  NYC SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES

NYC SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES


 
  THE GRIO

THE GRIO

  SOUTH N' THE CITY

SOUTH N' THE CITY

  HAV PLENTY

HAV PLENTY

  DJ FLY GUY

DJ FLY GUY

  C SQUARED GROUP

C SQUARED GROUP

  AMPLIFY 4 GOOD

AMPLIFY 4 GOOD

 
   DUNGEON FORWARD

DUNGEON FORWARD

 
 

PAST SPONSORS & PARTNERS

  REVOLT

REVOLT

  GOOGLE

GOOGLE

  MTN DEW KICKSTART

MTN DEW KICKSTART

  JACK DANIEL'S TENNESSEE HONEY

JACK DANIEL'S TENNESSEE HONEY

  HENDRICK'S GIN

HENDRICK'S GIN

  FLOR DE CANA

FLOR DE CANA

  RED ROOSTER

RED ROOSTER

  STUDENT UNION

STUDENT UNION

  THE STASH

THE STASH

  JAZZY WINGS & SOUTHERN CUISINE