BCNAA Annual Spring Meeting

Virtual Spring Planning Meeting

March 25-27, 2021

Treasuring the Past, Embracing the Future, Making the Best Better

Mrs. Cedelle Gates ’71
BCNAA National President


Registration Deadline: March 22, 2021

Mrs. Cedelle English Gates '71

30th National Presdient

Ms. Pia Scott

Guest Speaker

Thursday, March 25, 2021 | 6:00 p.m.
"While You Were Sleeping... The Black Panther Method"

Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis

Benedict College President and CEO

Friday, March 26, 2021 | 2:00 p.m.
College Updates

Schedule of Events

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Committee Breakout Sessions (Committee Members Only)

5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. | Log On (All meeting registrant participants)

5:00 p.m. – 5:50 p.m. | Tiger Meet and Greet

5:50 p.m. | Welcome and Greetings

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Introduction of Speaker | Ms. Pia Scott, Guest Speaker

7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Entertainment: Mix & Mingle

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Log On (All meeting registrant participation)

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | College Updates by Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Business Session I

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Entertainment Mix & Mingle

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. | Log on (All meeting registration participants)

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. | Memorial Service

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Business Session II

6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Farewell and Alma Mater

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Entertainment Mix & Mingle | Announcement of Rally Winner

BCNAA Annual Dues are $25 and must be paid by March 22, 2021 to join the meeting. This year’s meeting will be held virtually via Zoom.

Registration link will be emailed to all registrant participants 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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