Fulani Institute Spring 2019 | Department of Pan-African Studies | Kent State University

Fulani Institute Spring 2019

About the Fulani Institute

Since 2017, this creative and cultural enrichment institute is intended to use cultural and academic enrichment to critically and creatively empower youth to be change agents in their communities and beyond. The overall vision of FIAA is to co-create space for young people to be affirmed in themselves so that they are prepared to work effectively in their own best interests.An immediate goal is to engage and expand the knowledge base of youth in the Kent community and its surrounding areas through an offering of academic, cultural, and creative workshops and activities.  For enrollment questions please contact: Asantewa Sunni-Ali, Ph. D., Director, Center of Pan-African Culture phone: 330-672-0157 or email: asunnial@kent.edu.

Enroll in Fulani Institute of Academics and Arts

Spring 2019 Fulani Institute dates

Saturdays: February 16; March 16; April 13 
Time: 12 pm - 2 pm 
Location: room 250 Oscar Ritchie Hall 

Goals of the Fulani Institute of Academics and Arts:

1)    To assist youth in mastering skills necessary to successfully matriculate through school

(skills include disciplined study habits and time management)

2)    To assist youth in developing a strong self-esteem, positive attitudes and respect for others

3)    To assist youth in setting academic, personal, and/or career goals and in devising plans to achieve them

4)    To provide opportunities for youth to explore and hone their talents and abilities

5)    To expand youths’ knowledge of history and contemporary culture of the African Diaspora

The institute meets in room 250 Oscar Ritchie Hall, Saturdays from 12 pm-2 pm

Sample Fulani Institute (FIAA) Saturday Schedule

12:00-12:30 p.m. : Check in. Morning affirmations.

12:30-1:00 p.m. : Academic enrichment activities

1:00-1:15 p.m. : Break

1:15-1:45 p.m. : Cultural/creative enrichment activities

1:45-2:00 p.m. : Collective daily assessment/check out.



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UPDATED: Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 11:45am