The University of New Mexico Black Alumni Chapter is proud to announce the recipients of its 2019 Living Legends and Trailblazer Awards.

The Living Legends Award will be presented to the co-founder of Essence Magazine, Edward Lewis. Trailblazer Awards will be presented to N.M. State Reps., Sheryl Williams Stapleton and Jane E. Powdrell-Culbert.

The recipients will be honored at a ceremony Thursday, Oct. 24 at 5:30 p.m., in the Bobo Room at Hodgin Hall Alumni Center.

UNM Homecoming 2019 Paint The Town Cherry activities extend from Monday, Oct. 21, to Saturday, Oct. 26. Each is a celebration of our Lobo pack and the Cherry & Silver spirit within each of us. Different events during Homecoming Week 2019 include: lecture series, a reunion, an open house, and a Lobo tailgate, something for everyone part of the Pack.