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Announcing the Joyce & Stanley Black Family Plaza Classrooms
A red carpet arrival! Bagpipers escort Joyce and
Stanley Black and family to the dedication ceremony.
Keith Hinkle thanks the Black family
for their lifelong commitment to
philanthropy, leadership, and service.
Stanley and Joyce graciously accept recognition for their
gift to the University and its students.
Freshly unveiled building signage
reveals the new Joyce and Stanley
Black Family Plaza Classrooms.
First opened for student use in 2009, the plaza
classrooms building includes four 50-seat classrooms
equipped with state-of-the-art technology.
Pepperdine Ambassadors Council
member David Chang speaks on
behalf of the Seaver College student
body, thanking the Black family for
their generosity and support.
The president and first lady of Pepperdine join the Blacks
beside a newly installed dedication plaque, recognizing
their generous commitment to the University.
L to R: President Andy Benton, Joyce Black,
Stanley Black, and Debby Benton.
Stanley and Joyce stand with their three children
and their spouses. L to R: Marvin Caesar, Jill Black Zalben,
Jack Black, Joyce Black, Stanley Black, Janis Black Warner,
and Doug Warner
Chancellor Emeritus Charlie Runnels
greets long time friend Janis Black
Warner with Dr. V. Seshan, professor
of management at Seaver College.