BCNAA Annual Spring Meeting

41st Spring Planning Meeting
2nd Virtual Zoom Meeting
Moving BCNAA Forward

April 7-9, 2022

Mrs. Cedelle E. Gates ’71
BCNAA National President


Registration Fee: $75.00
Registration Deadline: March 31, 2022

Cedelle English Gates

Mrs. Cedelle E. Gates '71

30th National Presdient

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Ms. Pia Scott

Guest Speaker

Thursday, April 7, 2022 | 6:00 p.m.
"Remaining Relevant, Resilient and READY: Moving Forward the Legacy of Benedict College"

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Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis

President and CEO
Benedict College

Friday, April 8, 2022 | 2:00 p.m.
College Updates

Schedule of Events

4:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.Log On |Committee Chairs, Co-Chairs, and Members Breakout Sessions |
(Committee Members Only)
4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.Breakout Sessions | (Committee Members Only)
5:45: p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Log On & Meeting Protocol | (All meeting registrants)
6:00 p.m.Welcome & Greetings | Inspiration
6:10 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Introduction of Speaker | Ms. Pia Scott, Guest Speaker

Remaining Relevant, Resilient and READY: Moving Forward the Legacy of Benedict College

7:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.Acknowledgements | Closing
7:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Entertainment | Mr. Russell Perkins, Saxophonist

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Log On & Meeting Protocol | (All Meeting registrants)

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

College Updates by Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, President and CEO

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

BC Quality Enhancement Plan | Dr. Vareva Harris, Chair Benedict College

3:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Business Session I | (All Meeting registrants)

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Entertainment | DJ Reggie B

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 

Log On & Meeting Protocol | (All Meeting registrants) 

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 

Memorial Service 

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Business Session II | (All Meeting registrants) 

12:00 p.m. 

Announcement of 50/50 Rally Drawing and Alma Mater 

BCNAA Annual Dues are $25 and must be paid by March 31, 2022 to join the Business Session. This year’s meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. Registration link will be emailed to all registrants the day of the meeting.

Hotel Accommodations

Hilton Charlotte Executive Park

5624 Westpark Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217
Toll Free: (800) 445-8667 | Local: (704) 527-8000

Reservations should be made directly with the Hilton Charlotte Executive Park at (800) 445-8667 toll free, or Local: (704) 527-8000. Reservation Deadline – March 13, 2020. Please reference Benedict College National Alumni Association or code BC when making reservations.

Nearby attractions

What to Do in Charlotte, NC and Beyond

Explore Charlotte with attractions near our hotel. Whether you’re seeking thrills or a quiet retreat, the city has experiences for everyone. Visit Carowinds, Discovery Place, Billy Graham Library, and more while you’re at Hilton Charlotte Executive Park.

Hilton Charlotte Executive Park is located in south Charlotte at the intersection of I-77 and Tyvola Road, near attractions like Carowinds Park, the Billy Graham Library, the NASCAR Hall of Fame and Quail Hollow Club, home of the PGA Tour’s Wells Fargo Championship. Downtown Charlotte and the Charlotte Convention Center are just a quick drive from this south Charlotte hotel.

The BC Travel Club

Round Trip Fare: $65.00

Deadline: March 15, 2020

The BC Travel Club will travel to Charlotte, North Carolina for the 40th Annual Spring Meeting. Please email or call to reserve a space on the bus ASAP. The bus schedule is listed below.

For more information, please email Robert Thomas @ or call 803-360-6609 or, Robert Squirewell @ or call 803-466-6222

Check Payable to:
BC Tiger Booster Club
Mail: Attn. Mr. Gary Knight
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Board: 8:30 a.m. | Depart 9:00 a.m.
Benedict College, Columbia, SC
(Parking Garage)
to Charlotte, North Carolina

Board: 8:30 a.m. | Depart 9:00 a.m.
Return to Columbia, South Carolina


40th Annual Spring Meeting Registration Form (Printable PDF).

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