Tigers Telling Truths: From Protest to Change to Healing

On the eve of Juneteenth 2020, University of Missouri alumni who experienced protests and racial tension on campus in 2015 help us make sense of what’s happening nationwide five years later in this live event organized by Mizzou Black Alumni Network NYC, Mizzou NYC, and Mizzou Chicago

The alumni panelists discuss how their pivotal experiences at Mizzou shaped their perspective and actions after civil unrest erupted across the United States in June 2020, and they offer suggestions moving forward.


  • Payton Head; Speaker and Change Agent, University of Missouri Student Body President during the 2015 Hunger Strike and Campus Protests (BA 2016)
  • Jazmin Burrell; Creative Strategist at Snapchat (BJ 2015)
  • Ayanna Poole; Educator, Author, National Activist & Concerned Student 1950 Founding Member (BA 2015)

The conversation was moderated by Melody Myers (BJ 2016), associate producer at CNBC and president of NYC’s Mizzou Black Alumni Network chapter.

A recording of the event is available on YouTube.

Meet us in Philly for the Mizzou-Temple Basketball Game!

This year we are lucky enough to have our Tigers come near our neck of the woods during basketball season! Join MizzouNYC to watch the Tigers take on Temple University in Philadelphia on December 7, 2019. Buy your tickets here!

Package Details:

Black Package: $30 – Includes a ticket in the Mizzou Section and fan cheering swag

Gold Package: $60 – Includes a ticket in Mizzou Section, fan cheering swag and access to pre-game food and drinks

**Purchase by November 10th for early bird price. Don’t miss out — buy your tickets here!

Get Your Tickets Today: St. Louis Blues Hockey on December 9


Cheer on the St. Louis Blues with MizzouNYC! Join NYC-area alumni to watch the St. Louis Blues take on the New Jersey Devils on December 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Prudential Center.

Getting there is easy: You can take NJ Transit from 34th Street Penn Station to Newark Penn Station and then walk to the arena. Prudential Center is also accessible from a nearby PATH Station.

Buy your tickets today for $38! Once you register, you can select your own seats and guarantee you’ll be next to your friends. Tickets will be available for pickup at will call the evening of the game.

Get your tickets: https://groupmatics.events/MizzouNYC

SEC NYC Season Kickoff at Ainsworth Park

For the last 19 years the SEC Alumni in New York City have kicked off the season together on the Wednesday before the first game of season. This year’s party will be August 31st from 5:30-9pm at Ainsworth Park (11 East 18th Street btw Park & Irving). Ainsworth Park is one of the best sports bars in the cities and with its completely open front and outdoor seating will be a great place to kick off the start of the SEC season.

They’ll have beer and bourbon specials, half off wine by the glass, the SEC Network on dozens of HD flat screens, and great music to get everyone ready for the season ahead. Last year’s party had over 500 guests over the course of the evening. Make sure you’re there to meet other SEC Alumni in the city and be ready for the start of the most wonderful time of the year.

RSVP on Facebook.

This event is hosted by SEC NYC. Be sure to wear your black and gold!

Running Event: Hot Chocolate 5k and 10 k

Join us for the 2nd Annual Hot Chocolate 5K & 10K on Roosevelt Island! This mid-December event comes at the perfect time to break up the holiday season, helping you to stay focused amid all the cookies and cocktail parties. Plus hot cocoa always tastes better when it’s earned!

Email morgan@mizzounyc.com once you’ve registered and we’ll let you know where we’ll meet after!

Link to register 

Cost is $25 before 11/17



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