Life-changing text alert puts Penn State student on path to success

June 11, 2018

Self-reflection, scholarly engagement, community involvement mark Brian Davis' college journey

Davis named recipient of Eric A. Walker Award

April 11, 2018

Brian Davis, majoring in African-American studies in the College of the Liberal Arts at Penn State, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Eric A. Walker Award. The award is presented annually to the student who has contributed most to enhancing the reputation of the University through extracurricular activities. Walker was president of Penn State from 1956 to 1970.

Davis receives Community Service Award

December 11, 2017

Penn State’s Black Caucus, the representative body for students of colors and their clubs, held its 9th annual Ashe Awards Dec. 7 in Alumni Hall. “Ashe” is a Yoruba word that means conceiving power or producing change. The first Ashe Awards show was in 2009, with 300 students in attendance. Nine years later, the Ashe Awards continue to be a positive staple in the community. Every year, this award’s show brings students to celebrate the presentation of superlatives within the people of color (POC) community at Penn State, University Park.

Davis recieves Leadership award

December 10, 2017

More than 100 students, faculty, and staff crowded into Heritage Hall in the HUB-Robeson Center Friday night to celebrate the fourth annual Black Men on the RISE event, hosted by the Black Student Union (BSU). Everyone was dressed in their finest for the awards ceremony, which honored black men at Penn State for their leadership, community initiatives and personal achievement.

Davis leads students and community members on a peace walk

September 22, 2017

Davis and other leaders of the Justice League of Penn State organize the 2nd annual peace walk for International Day of Peace 

Davis leads University initiative to collect items for Hurricane Harvey

September 21, 2017

Many Penn State students have been collecting donations for all the hurricanes hitting the country, but one group of friends is making its way down to Houston, Texas to bring relief first-hand to the survivors of Hurricane Harvey.

Senior Brian Anthony Davis releases ‘Penn State Treasure’ second volume, a guide for new students

August 20, 2017

Davis released the second volume of “Penn State Treasure” on Sunday during New Student Orientation, co-sponsored by the Multicultural Resource Center and the Paul Robeson Cultural Center.

Student Leader Brian Davis Awarded with Rock Ethics Institute Award

April 24, 2017

The Penn State Rock Ethics Institute created the Stand Up Award 10 years ago to honor Penn State undergraduates who, as ethical leaders, have the courage and fortitude to take an ethical stand for a person, cause or belief.   Brian was awarded for equity & diversity.

Davis weighs in on Greek life changes at Penn State

March 30, 2017

Greek life is a pressing issue for Penn State University, with the death of a student due to hazing and alcohol. Brian Davis discusses his thoughts on the system with WTAJ Reporter Aaron Thomas 

Davis recognized with Jackson Lethbridge Tolerance Award

March 20, 2017

Brian A. Davis, a junior majoring in African-American studies, criminology and sociology in College of the Liberal Arts at Penn State, is the recipient of the 2017 Jackson Lethbridge Tolerance Award.

The award recognizes a junior, senior or graduate student for outstanding efforts to enhance the understanding of diverse cultures and create a community where all individuals are accepted and valued equally. The award is named for its benefactor, a Penn State alumnus.

Davis featured in Penn State ' All In' Campaign Video

January 15, 2017

Watch Penn State students share their honest, unscripted experiences with diversity and inclusion.

Davis reflects on winning awards at Ashe Awards

December 08, 2016

Black caucus opened its 8th annual Ashe Awards with hosts Henoak Eshetu and Gloria Semenitari in Heritage Hall.

A Call to Action: Davis speaks on campus climate after election

December 05, 2016

Davis, the former president of the Social Justice Coalition; an activist organization that works to ensure students get what they believe they deserve out of Penn State. They hold pep-rallies, initiate peace walks on campus and more, with a focus on what’s going on around them and in society as a whole. This mainly covers contemporary news that the group feels they need to address within the community, a prime example of this is the president-elect, in which Davis believes caused a lot of drama throughout election week.

Davis and students debate Board of Trustrees

November 15, 2016

Diversity and inclusion were the talk of the night as the Board of Trustees held a town hall meeting last night at the Hintz Alumni Center in regards to the new “All In” campaign.

This was the first time that the Board of Trustees had this kind of meeting being that the invitation was for students only.

President Eric Barron of Penn State University's Television Show, Brian Davis a featured guest

October 10, 2016

Digging Deeper: Inclusivity

Davis plans Peace Walk on Campus for International Day of Peace with other student leaders

September 21, 2016

Students support spread of change at Penn State’s first International Day of Peace March

Faculty Senate hears from Davis and other students in discussion focused on diversity, equity

September 07, 2016

Penn State Student Brian Davis releases Book Titled ‘Penn State Treasure’

August 21, 2016

Davis began writing the book his sophomore year after realizing his lack of involvement during his freshman year, and hopes the book will inform incoming students about everything Penn State has to offer. He hopes his words and visuals will encourage students to get a quick start in engaging with the community. He’s announcing the release on Sunday at the Multicultural Student Orientation in Heritage Hall at 5:30 p.m.

Davis, along with other students plan Vigil for Orlando Club Shooting

June 13, 2016

Community gathers for Orlando vigil, support for LGBTQA community

Our BLOC interviews Brian Davis about his success at Penn State

March 20, 2016

Davis, along with other student leaders create peace Walk works to bring awareness to diversity inclusion on campus

March 15, 2016

A student organized Peace Walk brought together over one hundred people of different races, religion and ethnicities on Monday afternoon to promote inclusion on campus.

Davis, plans lunch with Penn State President Eric Barron meets with student leaders over lunch in HUB-Robeson Center

February 19, 2016

Davis organizes lunch with President and students to discuss more involvement from the President

Davis organizes campus initative to take 5,000 bottles to Flint, Michigan with 22 Students

February 12, 2016

Brian Davis and Zico Khayat , two students who have pioneered a water collection drive for Flint, Michigan, are solidifying their plans to hand deliver water to minority and undocumented residents in the community on Saturday, Feb. 20.

Davis organizes protest for students at Missouri

November 12, 2015

Students gathered to peacefully protest and stand in solidarity with students at the University of Missouri, in light of the racially charged events surrounding Mizzou.

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