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The Black student government at the University of Missouri

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Annual Programs

Welcome Black BBQ

Welcome Black BBQ is an annual event held during the first week of Mizzou’s Fall semester.  The purpose of the event is to welcome back new and returning students to Mizzou, and help kick off the school year.  The event features free food, music and provide a platform for students, faculty and staff to interact with each other.

Diversity Dinner

The Diversity Dinner is an annual event held with the Legion of Black Collegians and Four Front as a means to connect student leaders with Faculty/Staff on campus.  Each year there is a catered dinner, keynote speaker, and opportunity for networking amongst attendees.

Hump Day

Join the Legion of Black Collegians and the Men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. for the biweekly “Hump Day” event. There will be food and games provided to get you through the rest of the week.  Sponsored by the Legion of Black Collegians and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

LBC Homecoming Week

LBC Homecoming Week is annually held during Mizzou’s Homecoming Week.  It is an opportunity that allows Homecoming activities geared toward the Black community and a chance for students to run for the LBC Royalty Court.  Annual events include a guest speaker, Homecoming Ball, and community service.

LBC Homecoming Ball

Each year during Homecoming Week, LBC hosts its annual Homecoming Ball where they crown their Royalty Court.  It is an opportunity for students to dress up, enjoy a catered meal, and dance the night away.

Big XII Conference

The Big XII Conference on Black Student Government is an annual event held during the spring semester of each year.  The Big XII Council was started by the Legion of Black Collegians at the University of Missouri and continues to hold a strong presence despite moving to the SEC.  The conference attracts students from all over the country to focus on issues related to Black students in higher education.

LBC Black Love Week

Black Love Week is annually held during the third week of April.  The week of programming is geared towards expressing various ways that Black Love is displayed through our society.  Annual events include a brunch, panel discussions, lunch –n- learns and a BBQ.