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Vanessa Williams ’85 Benefit Concert for Scholars of Color

April 24, 2019 at 7:00pm9:00pm

Schomburg Center, 515 Malcolm X Blvd, New York, NY 10037

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Join Syracuse University for a benefit concert featuring award-winning singer and stage, television and film actress Vanessa Williams ’85. Proceeds will benefit the Our Time Has Come Vanessa Williams Scholarship supporting black and Latino students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

We are thrilled to have Ms. Williams perform for our inaugural OTHC Benefit Concert, which raises money for the Vanessa Williams Scholarship Fund. This kind of fundraiser is a great way to showcase the world class talent that comes out of Syracuse University, to engage our amazing alumni and to support students of color with an unmet financial need. It’s a win-win for everyone.
Assistant Vice President Rachel Vassel ’91

Williams is one of the most respected and multi-faceted performers in entertainment today.  She has conquered the music charts, Broadway, music videos, television and motion pictures. She has earned four Emmy nominations, 11 Grammy nominations, a Tony nomination, three SAG Award nominations, seven NAACP Image Awards and three Satellite Awards.

This event is hosted by the Office of Multicultural Advancement.

This event was first published on March 19, 2019 and last updated on April 24, 2019.


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