More than 150 members of the Vassar community gathered on the campus November 19 to pay tribute to the life and career of beloved architecture professor Jeh Vincent Johnson, who designed the Center—rededicating the gathering place in his name.
Join in the celebration as Vassar formally dedicates the ALANA Center building in honor of the late pioneering architect and beloved Vassar professor.
Saturday, October 8, 12pm-3pm, Residential Quad Multicultural Fall festival sponsored by the Jeh Vincent Johnson ALANA Center at Vassar College. It features highly artistic performances by residents of the Poughkeepsie community and student organizations who contribute to the cultural mosaic of the campus. At this festival everyone can enjoy a variety of hands on arts […]
September 15, 6pm-7:30pm, Villard Theme: “Be Proud of our Past, Embrace our Future” In recognition of 2022 LHM Latinx Heritage month, Vassar College’s, Jeh Vincent Johnson ALANA Cultural Center is sponsoring several events along with campus partners as part of this celebration. Latinx Heritage Month also known as National Hispanic Heritage Month is nationally celebrated […]
September 7, 6pm-7:30pm, Jeh Vincent Johnson ALANA Cultural Center Alley All first-year students and our ALANA Community are invited into the Center, where students will receive a tour, receive answers to any questions they may have and learn about the resources offered and engage in games and socializing. ALANA e-boards and leadership teams will be […]
Vassar College’s ALANA Center, which provides resources and programs for students of color, will be named for Professor Jeh Vincent Johnson, the pioneering African American architect and former Vassar faculty member who designed it. President Elizabeth H. Bradley made the announcement as part of the recent African American Alumnae/i of Vassar College (AAAVC) Triennial, which […]
New York Magazine editor Lindsay Peoples Wagner delivered the ALANA Center’s annual Black History Month keynote address. She chronicled her campaign to make the beauty and fashion industry more inclusive.