African Diaspora Council Archives

African Diaspora Council’s ‘6th Annual School Supply Drive

October 13, 2022

This year the African Diaspora Council (ADC) held its “6th Annual School Supply Drive,” and they are very excited to continue this wonderful community initiative with their adopted school, Lafollette Elementary located at 3239 N. 9th Street. The students who attend this school often do so without having the tools students desperately need to return… [Read More]

African Diaspora Council delivers school supplies to students in need

October 21, 2021

On Friday, October 15, 2021, the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee’s African Diaspora Council (ADC), an affinity resource group comprised of faculty and staff at UWM, presented two car-loads of school supplies they had collected for area students. The students who attend these schools often do so without the basic tools necessary for learning, like pencils… [Read More]

UW-Milwaukee’s African Diaspora Council celebrates retiring members

February 18, 2021

During Black History Month, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic did not stop the African Diaspora Council from celebrating its retiring members. While the platform changed from a face-to-face to a virtual event, held Wednesday, February 10, 2021, we were still able to honor the professional milestones of our retiring African Diaspora faculty, staff and administrators. The… [Read More]

African Diaspora Council hosts 4th Annual School Supply Drive

October 29, 2020

On Friday, October 9, 2020, the African Diaspora Council (ADC, formerly the African American Faculty and Staff Council) of the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee held a presentation for their annual school supply drive. The ADC asked teachers and staff at UWM to bring in school supplies to donate to local schools for their students…. [Read More]