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Student Programming Bodies & Organizations

Campus Events Board

The Campus Events Board provides a balanced and diverse range of events that engage students and foster an inclusive campus culture. CEB is an important part of campus life and the Knoxville community, drawing thousands of people to numerous events throughout the year. From politics to ballet, blockbuster films to fine art, CEB brings interesting pundits and performers from around the globe.

Black Cultural Programming Committee

The Black Cultural Programming Committee (BCPC) is a student organization that develops and presents cultural programs and activities that enhance and promote awareness of African-American culture and its accomplishments. BCPC is a department-sponsored student organization associated with the Office of Multicultural Student Life. Through its programming, BCPC fosters an atmosphere for unity, diversity, and interaction among students, faculty and staff. BCPC sponsors a variety of cultural, recreational, and social activities that include appearances by Hill Harper, Harry Belafonte, Debbie Allen, Donna Brazile, Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre, Lisa Leslie, Spike Lee, and Dr. Maya Angelou. Getting involved with BCPC as a volunteer or a member provides an opportunity to learn about programming, teamwork, leadership, and African-American culture.

Multicultural Mentoring Program

The Multicultural Mentoring Program (MMP) is designed to provide personal support, assistance, social guidance, and positive campus survival skills to first-year students of color. This organization is also sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Life. Peer mentors serve as valuable resources to program participants by encouraging a positive transition to campus life and academic success. MMP coordinates events and activities that help facilitate academic success, adjustment to campus life, and promote student involvement.