The Association for Cultural Enrichment at SLUH (ACES) is a student group committed to encouraging awareness and discussion of diversity issues and making SLUH a place where all students feel welcome.

ACES meets every Monday in M204 during activity period. All are welcome. Please contact Mr. Kovarik at if you have questions or would like to be added to the ACES e-mail list.

2015-16 Core Members

Brendan Underwood, Ryan Hopkins, Sam Heagney, Chris Harden, Maurice Glass, Blake Warren


Mr. Frank Kovarik

Assistant Moderator

Mr. Dan Schuler

Director of Diversity

Mr. Sterling Brown

ACES events in the 2015-2016 school year (updated continually)

August 29: ACES Car Wash (photos here)

September 26: ACES Leadership Summit

November 11: ACES Film Screening of Black Girl in Suburbia

February 1-5: ACES Black History Month Morning Prayers

February 15-16: Philia Retreat

February 22-25: ACES Prayer Services in the Chapel

March 1: Harmony Prayer Service

May 24: StayCation and ACES Collaboration

ACES events in the 2014-2015 school year (updated continually)

August 30: A Forum on #Ferguson

September 22-25: Morning Prayers by ACES

September 27: ACES Car Wash (photos here and here)

October 14: ACES/StayCation Trip to Ferguson

October 30: Harmony Prayer Service

November 19: ACES Film Screening of I'm Not Racist ... Am I?

February 2-6: Black History Month Morning Prayers by ACES

February 6: ACES/StayCation Trip to See Selma

March 23-24: Philia Retreat

ACES events in the 2013-2014 school year

August 25—Viewing of Fruitvale Station with the Film Club

September 14—Car Wash to benefit Covenant House (photos here, here, here, here, here, and here)

October 1-3—ACES Morning Prayer Services in the Chapel

November 9—Big Brother Afternoon

November 20—Jim Crow to Barack Obama Screening and Discussion

December 19—Field Trip, along with StayCation Club, to Sweetie Pie's and Missouri History Museum to view exhibit on slavery at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello (photos)

February 13—Harmony Prayer Service

March—ACES Morning Prayers for Women's History Month

April 8-9—Philia Retreat at the Pallottine Renewal Center

May 16—Mixer sponsored by ACES, STUCO, and SLUHSoil

ACES events in the 2012-2013 school year

September 13—"Communities Divided: A Discussion of Racial Segregation in St. Louis"

October 11—"Communities Divided, Part 2: Crossing the River": A Discussion of East St. Louis

October 20—Big Brother Night for Current Freshmen

November 8—"The Struggle for Gender Equality": A Harmony Project Discussion

November 15—Film Screening and Discussion of Andre Robert Lee's The Prep School Negro

February 7—Film Screening and Discussion of The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

March 5—Harmony Prayer Service and Discussion, hosted by SLUH (click here to read a talk, given by Nick Granberry at this event, on the day's theme, "Strength to Act")

April 2-3—Philia Retreat at the Pallottine Renewal Center

April 27—ACES Car Wash—RAINED OUT

May 10—Big Brother Night for Incoming Freshmen

May 16—Joint Trip with Stay-Cation Club to the Griot Museum of Black History and Diner's Delight (photos here and here)


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