Black Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (BGAPSA)

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Past events:

2016 BGAPSA Wine & Cheese Welcome Reception

Presidential Debate Watch Party

Felabration! A celebration of West African cultural tradition.

Penn Speak Out! Co-sponsored events to offer space for students to speak out about racism on campus.

Penn Spectrum Weekend: Black Penn Social. Networking event with Black Penn students and alumni during "Penn Spectrum Weekend."

BGAPSA Community Healing Meetings. Two-part discussion and forum meetings for supporting students in navigating racial stress and incidents of racism on campus.

Black QT Creative Exhibit and Happy Hour

Agents of Change Film Screening

Co-sponsored Implicit Bias Teach-In

Amalgam Comics Pop-Up Shop

"Black Magic" End-of-Year Semi-Formal Party

Fish Fry

For information about upcoming events, check out our website and facebook page above!


The Black Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (BGAPSA) is a graduate student group that seeks to enhance the quality of life for graduate and professional students of the African Diaspora.

Past Events

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

We have an excellent list of faculty moderators, a surprise debut of a special National Academy of Sciences art exhibit, a fun group activity and plans for great conversation. All this over dinner & dessert! Join us, 6-8pm 3/22/17 WEB Du Bois MPR Room. Please RSVP, share and spread the word!

8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us for an important film screening and discussion with the film's producers, Abby Ginzberg and Frank Dawson.