Virginia State’s alumni hosts an annual day party at the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Tournament week where tens of thousands of visitors come to enjoy themselves and watch Black collegiate basketball.

“They actually write checks to the school,” Event Organizer and VSU Graduate Tammy Greene said. “We are in our tenth year. …And people love to give to this party.”

This year more than 2,000 people are expected to be attending the day party:

[quote_box_center]”The funding is down. …Enrollment is down, so anything we can do to help – it’s just phenomenal – it just makes us feel good because we love our institution.”[/quote_box_center]

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