The Collegiate 100 Women of Alcorn State University (ASU) hosted their Collegiate 100 Week on November 7th through the 11th. The organization curated the week in hopes of honoring their new Fall 2022 members as well as engaging with the Alcorn campus community through fellowship, service, and fun activities. Collegiate 100 Women’s President, Rayven Jones stated, “In this organization, we strive to empower, equip, and elevate everyone around us and this week allowed us to do so.”
On Monday, the women hosted their Collegiate Crew Workout featuring the Royal Braves Dance Team. Students got the opportunity to exercise off a few pounds of stress while also learning a few moves from the dancers. “The Royal Braves Collegiate Crew Workout was a way to empower our members, unify two female-based organizations, and have a great time moving our bodies,” stated Jones.
Tuesday, the organization hosted its PIE a Collegiate Fundraiser in the Medgar Evers Village Parking Lot. This allowed participants to get down and dirty with a little bit of sweetness by donating to pie their favorite C100 in the face with whipped cream plates. Vice President of Collegiate 100 Women Kristin Washington, stated, “Fundraisers such as this allow us to continue to host fun events and give back to students and local communities.”
On Wednesday the ladies hosted a cafeteria cleanup day to show their appreciation to the cafeteria employees of ASU. Jones stated, “We appreciate them showing up for us every day so helping them out on a busy Chicken Wednesday was the least we could do.”
Transitioning to Thursday, the organization partnered with the gentlemen of Men’s Company, Inc. for a collaborative panel entitled, What’s Love Got To Do With It? During this panel the two organizations discussed issues relating to the dating and social lives of college students.
Friday, the group held an RSVP Paint and Sip event that gave room for C100 members to express their artistic creativity and fellowship with each other. “With so much hatred and negativity going on in the world, taking time to come together is extremely important to our members. Thus, this week was highly beneficial to everyone, especially to us women. It allowed us an opportunity to come together and bond with one another,” stated Washington.