UI Alum Al Jarreau with many friends at the AAC Welcome Back Reception - September 19, 2014

Carmelita Pickett, Venise Berry, Lena Hill, and Billie Townsend enjoy vibrant conversation at a RELAX:TALK:GROW program

Faculty members, Deborah Whaley and Miesha Marzell, catch up

RTG attendees Loyce Arthur (Theatre) and Pete Damiano (Dentistry/UI Public Policy Center Director)

Law school students, Education graduate students, English/AAS faculty, and CLAS staff all mingle

DJ Eddie B keeping the mood festive on the ones and twos

Good food, good company, & good music – Relax, Talk, Grow has it all!

From MBA students to Residence Life staff, everyone enjoys the RTG vibe

SHARE Wine Bar offered excellent ambience for the inaugural RTG

Joe Henry (Office of Graduate Inclusion) and Gemmicka Piper (Graduate Student) listen at the “Police and Public Safety” RTG

Community building is as fun as it is nourishing.  Look at these satisfied RTG patrons.

A phenomenal turnout for the AAC Welcome Back Reception – August 26, 2016

Feller Club Room in Carver Hawkeye Arena provided ample room for the crowd

Laughs all around for those who visited AAC’s first event of the 16-17 academic year.

Breakout sessions allow folks to form new friendships

Jamal Nelson explains what it’s like to arrive in Iowa City

Groups compare their experiences at the university with those of earlier black alums

Intense listeners make sharing so much easier