Philander Smith College Scholar Highlighted in UNCF’s Nationally Televised “An Evening of Stars”

A Philander Smith College freshman, Latavia Hill, 18, from Chicago, will be featured in the upcoming “UNCF’s An Evening of Stars” televised fundraiser for the United Negro College Fund. The show airs Sunday, Jan. 27, at 9 p.m. on Black Entertainment Television channels around the nation.

Hill is featured on the program because of her amazing drive and determination to attend college on a full scholarship. She received the Chicago Public Schools’ Teachers scholarship to attend a historically black college or university. She selected Philander Smith College with the help our recruitment team and the lure of such a prestigious academic center located in a beautiful city.

This year’s show is presented by Target and will be hosted by Anthony Anderson of NBC’s Guys With Kids. Other featured guests include: Chaka Khan, Yolanda Adams, Charlie Wilson, Keyshia Cole, Trey Songz, Tyrese Gibson and many, many more.

To preview Latavia’s appearance on the show click the link below:

Philander Smith College is the only UNCF-supported campus in Arkansas.

For more information contact, Shareese Kondo, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, at (501)370-5279 or at