The Students of Caribbean Ancestry at Brown University is a cultural group designed to educate and encourage fellowship among students of Caribbean heritage and those interested in the Caribbean through discussion groups, forums, social gatherings, and other activities pertinent to Caribbean life. By promoting and enriching awareness of the Caribbean islands, SoCA aims to broaden the horizons not just of the Brown community, but of the ever-growing Caribbean. We are committed to fostering better attitudes and more open dialogues about West Indian issues and relations. SoCA holds annual events – such as our acclaimed Ebony Soiree, community activities, and weekly meetings. Much like the Caribbean, everyone is welcome – SoCA is inclusive of all ethnic and lingual identities and aims to promote fellowship across all lingual, racial, ethnic boundaries.
Meet Our E-Board
Keyanna is a senior in the class of 2018 studying Economics. She was born and raised in Queens, NY, but has strong pride in her St. Lucian roots. She loves traveling, listening to music, hanging out with her friends (more like her family), turning up, and just having good old fun. Keyanna is an aspiring lawyer and you can catch her around BSU or in Keeney where she will be an MPC.
Patricia is a senior at Brown studying international relations with a focus on the Caribbean. She loves to laugh with friends and family, dance bachata, and cook delicious food. She is a senior advisor to the Dominican Students at Brown, as well as an office assistant at the Brown Center for Students of Color. Having previously interned at the Legal Aid Society of NYC and the New York State Division of Human Rights, she wants to pursue a career in the legal field after Brown.
Public Relations Chair
Brandon is a member of the class of 2019 and a BEO concentrator on the Organizational Studies track. Although born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, both of his parents are from the island of St. Vincent & the Grenadines. For anyone creative looking to do something with their talents, ask Brandon about SOUL Studios.
Courtney is a Junior from Indianapolis, IN. That's the Racing Capital of the World, so needless to say Courtney travels in the fast lane. She is studying Health and Human Biology as well as Latin American and Caribbean studies. Oh, & she is a proud Afro-Latina representing the Dominican Republic.
S.O.C.A. PHOTO GALLERY
STUDENTS OF CARIBBEAN ANCESTRY
AT BROWN UNIVERSITY
Meetings will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 at the BCSC Every Thursday
BSU's Welcome B(l)ack BBQ, 09/09/17
Kick off the start of the year at BSU's Welcome Back BBQ.
This year, BSU is collaborating with the Lambda Iota Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. (DST) and Beta Omega Chi Inc. (BOX) to bring you the annual Welcome B(l)ack BBQ!!
they'll have burgers (veggie and beef) as well as dogs on the grill, and some of your favorite summer bops. Come mingle with upperclassmen, catch up with friends who were abroad, and most importantly welcome the new freshman to campus!
FOR BLACK GROUP LEADERS!!! - There will be an informal space (at 2pm) at the BBQ for group leaders or reps to give a quick introduction to their respective groups.
This event is free and will take place on Harambee's Porch on Patriot's Court - behind the Ratty