Vanessa Williams to perform at concert for scholarship supporting African American, Latino students at Syracuse University
Posted: 5:10 AM, Apr 17, 2019
PIX11 Web Team
Vanessa Williams has won several awards throughout her career, and she`s giving back to her alma mater Syracuse University by establishing a scholarship for African American and Latino students. She`ll be performing at a benefit concert in Harlem for the scholarship.
NEW YORK — Actress and singer Vanessa Williams is hitting the stage in New York City and performing at a benefit concert.
The concert is hosted by Syracuse University’s Office of Multicultural Advancement and will feature an evening of music from university alumna, Vanessa Williams.
Proceeds benefit the “Our Time Has Come” Vanessa Williams Scholarship, which supports African American and Latino students in the University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts.
The benefit concert will be held Apr. 24 at 7 p.m. at the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at 515 Malcolm X Blvd.