BRCC to host “Black Excellence Evening of Celebration” to culminate Black History Month


Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) will culminate their month long observance of Black History Month with the “Black Excellence Evening of Celebration” on Feb. 27 at the Magnolia Theatre with special guest Dr. René Brown.

A native to Newellton, LA, Brown has been the senior pastor of Mount Zion First Baptist Church since 2007. Brown serves as the president and moderator of the Fourth District Missionary Baptist Association of Louisiana, Inc. Brown is also the secretary of the T.J. Jemison Baptist Student Union Board, a member of the Boards for Leland College, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge and the Workforce Investment Act Youth Services.

Pastor Brown has a Bachelor of Science degree in Plant and Soil Science from Southern University and a graduate degree in Crop Physiology from Louisiana State University. He also has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology from Western Baptist Bible College in Kansas City, Missouri and a Master’s of Divinity degree in Biblical Interpretation from Central Baptist Theological Seminary. Pastor Brown received his Doctor of Ministry degree in Church Administration in 2002 from Virginia Union University.

According to BRCC, the event is open and free to the public.

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