Joe Gutierrez Office of Strategic Communication (909) 537-5007 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Black Faculty, Staff and Student Association (BFSSA) at Cal State San Bernardino will host the 8th Annual Pioneer Breakfast on Friday, Feb. 28, from 9-11 a.m. in the Santos Manuel Student Union Events Center, with the theme “Leading a Legacy to Black Excellence.”
The Pioneer Breakfast, which coincides with the celebration of Black History Month, serves as a fundraiser for six scholarships benefitting current CSUSB students: J. Milton Clark, Mildred Henry, Terrylin Monette, John Overton, Jean Peacock & Walter Hawkins and the Belva Holder scholarships. Proceeds also support the annual Black Graduation recognition ceremony.
The event will also honor six community members. This year’s honorees are:
- Monica Stockhausen, Emerging Leader Award;
- Mayor Deborah Robertson, Community Icon Award;
- Herbert English Jr., Staff Award;
- Dr. Elise Traynum, Alumni Award;
- Cynthia Linton, Administration Award;
- Althea Waites, Faculty Award; and
- Jesse Felix, Lorraine Frost Ally Award.
Tickets for the Pioneer Breakfast are $25 for faculty, staff and community members. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.
To reserve a table, purchase tickets or to sponsor a student attendee, please contact Anthony Roberson, associate director of operations in the Santos Manuel Student Union, at email@example.com or (909) 537-7198.
For more information about the Black Faculty, Staff and Student Association, visit the BFSSA website.