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Howard University Celebrates 157th Charter Day and 100th Charter Day Dinner

Here are four ways to prepare for the annual Charter Day Dinner

Howard University's Annual Charter Day Convocation

Howard University is proud to announce the upcoming Charter Day 2024 weekend celebration, honoring the 157th anniversary of the University's founding. This momentous occasion is scheduled for Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2, 2024, and will be a time to reflect on the institution's rich history, recognize the achievements of its esteemed alumni, and support the future of Howard students through scholarships.

As the pinnacle event of the University's Charter Day celebrations, the centennial Charter Day Dinner promises an evening of elegance, reflection, and community. In commemoration of a century of academic excellence and cultural significance, the University invites esteemed alumni, supporters, and friends to join in this momentous occasion. Guests will have the opportunity to honor Howard University's rich legacy while looking forward to its promising future.

Preparation for the 100th Charter Day Dinner is paramount, and Howard University offers four distinct ways to engage in this historic event:

  1. Reserve Your Seat: Act swiftly to secure your place at the 100th Charter Day Dinner. Given the overwhelming success of last year's event, early reservations are strongly encouraged. Individual tickets are priced at $750, while tables can be reserved for $7500. Can't attend the Charter Day Dinner? Keep reading to find out how you can sponsor a student to attend.
    Guests at Charter Day Dinner 2023
  2. Become a Sponsor: Align your company or business with Howard University's mission of excellence by becoming a sponsor of the Charter Day Dinner. Support scholarships for deserving Howard students while gaining visibility among a distinguished audience. Proceeds from sponsorships directly benefit students, empowering them to pursue their academic aspirations. 
    Violinist at Charter Day Dinner 2023
  3. Sponsor a Howard Student: Extend the invitation of celebration to Howard University students by sponsoring their attendance at the Charter Day Dinner. Your generosity will allow students to partake in the festivities, connect with alumni, and embrace the university's illustrious history. Sponsor a student today!
  4. Reserve Accommodations: Ensure a seamless experience by reserving a room at the host hotel, the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C. Immerse yourself in the heart of the nation's capital while indulging in the grandeur of the Charter Day celebration. 

Join Howard University as we honor 157 years of academic excellence, cultural resilience, and community impact. Reserve your seat, become a sponsor, and prepare for an unforgettable evening commemorating Howard's legacy. For more information and to secure your participation, please click here.