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  Good Morning Colleagues,

Following is a post from our friends at the GMU BAC...*


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Subject: 	Step Off Invitation to ABFAS Members
From: 	Timothy Cotman <[log in to unmask]>


On behalf of the Black Alumni Chapter, I would like to extend an invitation to members of the Association of Black Faculty and Staff to attend the Alumni Weekend Step Off...

Sincerely,


Timothy Cotman, Jr.

Mason Black Alumni Chapter President


Have you heard that Mason's Alumni Weekend is scheduled for October 1-3, 2010?  As a part of this year's activities, the Mason Black Alumni Chapter will be sponsoring an
Alumni Weekend Step Off on Saturday, October 2 at 6pm (Doors open at 5:30pm) in George Mason University's Harris Theatre. Get ready for a riveting, homecoming demonstration
of "old school" and "new school" moves at the Alumni Weekend Step Off. The theme is "Back to Basics" - minimal technology, maximum stepping and teachable moments.

Hosted by Scott Terry-Cabbler, member of Omega Psi Phi and C. Lynn Dorsey, member of Delta Sigma Theta, the Alumni Weekend Step Off will feature Mason black alumni and
students representing the National Pan-Hellenic Council of Fraternities and Sororities. Performers will span classes of the 1980's to present day. The friendly competition
will award a trophy to the first place winners for the fraternities and sororities...and of course the winners will take home the Green&  Gold PRIDE!

Who should you look for on stage?

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Also, performances by Herndon High Step Team and Urbanknowlogy 101! The Black National Anthem will be song by Darren Lyons, '90, member of Alpha Phi Alpha.  The cost for
Mason alumni, faculty and staff is $25. Students with a Mason ID is $15. Register for Alumni Weekend and purchase your "Step Off" tickets at
http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?EventId=883173.

Get tickets early! The Step Off "Retro" After Party is at Icons in Fairfax from 9pm - Until. Access the Party with your "Step Off" Ticket/Wristband. The best of
old school hip hop&  soul hosted by the Black Alumni Chapter. The BAC will Get It In on 10-2-10.

This event will benefit the Black Scholars Endowment whose purpose is to provide scholarships for undergraduate students from an underrepresented student population with
first preference to Black/African Heritage students. Join us for the experience or contribute directly to the Black Scholars Endowment at
https://www.gmufoundation.org/fndtapps/contribute/donatecyber.cfm?site=bac.

Need more information? Visit http://bac.gmu.edu/ or contact David C. Atkins at [log in to unmask] or 703.993.3402.