Dartmouth Caribbean Connection

DCC is a student-led cultural organization that strives to celebrate and educate the Dartmouth community about Caribbean culture.  Our organization was founded by a group of 8 undergraduate students who wanted to share and inform others of our unique cultural heritage.  We welcome all races, genders and nationalities.  

Our mission statement is as follows: “As members of the Caribbean Connection, we recognize the need to preserve, promote and uphold our cultural heritage. We pledge to work toward the attainment of the highest and fullest educational experiences for our fellow members and ourselves.  The Caribbean Connection will be the primary means through which we pursue cultural, social, political and academic expression".

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2013-2014 Executive Board
President: Kyle Davy '14
Vice President:
Stephan Johnson '15
Interim Vice President: Shani C. Brown '14
Treasurer: 
Kamala Thompson '15
Secretary: James Herring '14
Public Relations & Communications Chairs: 
Harriett Gabbidon '14 & Isabelle Verwaay '14
Event Organizers: 
Shanae Irving '16 & Amina Williams '14
Faculty Advisors: Dean Natalie Hoyt & Dean Paul Buckley

Events 2013-2014: TBA

Past Events:
DCC General Interest Meeting
Come meet fellow members of Dartmouth's Caribbean community and learn more about Caribbean culture! 
Food will be served!
Wed May 30, 2012
Fahey Ground Floor
6pm

Caribbean Jeopardy!
Come test your knowledge of Caribbean history and culture to win prizes!
Food will be provided as well.
Friday Sept 21, 2012 @ 5pm, One Wheelock

DCC Potluck + GB Meeting
Did you see the recent Superbowl? Come discuss the controversial Volkswagen commercial that received millions of views and has both Caribbean and non-Caribbean people in heavy debate. Enjoy home cooked food provided by students on campus themselves.
Fri Feb 22, 2013 @ 6pm, Fahey First Floor

Turn Up vs. Tun Up Party
An evening of dancing and fun with reggae, dancehall, hip-hop and Hispanic music.
LALACS Basement
Sat Feb 23, 2013 10pm-2am

Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) Recruiting & Info Session
If you are a minority student with an interest in business, non-profit and entrepreneurship, MLT's Career Prep Program (CP) is for you. Featured in Fortune, Business Week and on CNN Black in America, MLT lands fellows with internships and entry level positions with leading firms. Over 200 selected fellows will partner with a career coach, attend 4 professional development conferences in NYC (all expenses covered) and have an opportunity to intern with a prestigious MLT corporate partner, like Goldman Sachs, Deloitte, Google, Target, Citi, Monitor, Booz Allen, CAA, Pepsi, L'Oreal and Teach for America. MLT consistently achieves a 95% job placement rate year after year (the national rate averages 25%) and 90% of its fellows describe MLT as a “life-changing experience”.
Food will be served.
Rocky 002, Wed Feb 27, 2013@ 6pm

Relax & Kick-back
Take a study break while gearing up for finals and the last week of classes.  We'll have games, including dominoes and cards, and snacks to enjoy. 
LALACS Basement
Fri Mar 1, 2013 @ 7pm

Caribbean Carnival!
You've seen the costumes and heard the music, now experience Carnival for yourself!  Live bands, music, dancing and more to celebrate the vibrancy and excitement that is Caribbean Carnival, seen all over the world.
Sat May 4, 2013 @ Noon, Webster Ave

Last updated on Sep 30 by Kyle N. Davy
contributors: Deidra A. Willis, Stephan C. Johnson