Saint Paul’s College (SPC) will hold its annual Founders’ Day Weekend March 10-11, 2012.
The weekend kicks off on Saturday, March 10, 2012 with the Founders’ Day banquet which will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the Student Union on campus. Tickets are $20.00 and can be purchased from the College’s cashier’s office located in the William H. Scott Administration Building or at the door the night of the event.
Founders’ Day Convocation will be held Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Paul’s Memorial Chapel. Guest speaker for convocation is the great granddaughter of Archdeacon James Solomon Russell, Judith K. Deane-Cisco.
Celebrating 124 years of existence, Saint Paul’s College was founded by the late Archdeacon James Solomon Russell as a way to educate freed slaves and offer educational opportunities not afforded to Blacks at White institutions during the days of legally mandated segregation.
The community is invited and encouraged to celebrate Founders’ Day Weekend.