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Award-winning Gospel Artist to Join Bowie State Benefit Concert

March 17, 2016

Concert to Raise Scholarship Funds Through Tom Joyner School of the Month Campaign

Damita Chambers,, 301-832-2628 (mobile)


Renowned gospel recording artist and Stellar Award winner Phillip Carter will direct the Bowie State University Alumni Gospel Choir for a special Tom Joyner/Bowie State University Gospel Benefit Concert to support scholarships to keep students in school. A 1999 Bowie State University graduate, Carter will return to his alma mater for an uplifting musical showcase, featuring performances by the University Gospel Choir and community performers.

Nationally syndicated radio personality Tom Joyner is an invited special guest.


The Tom Joyner/Bowie State University Gospel Choir Benefit Concert is the signature fundraising event to support the Tom Joyner School of the Month campaign for March 2016.

The Tom Joyner Foundation has named Bowie State University its March 2016 School of the Month and is raising funds for scholarships for Bowie State University students. The foundation has already awarded five Bowie State University students as $1,500 Hercules Scholars and will continue to encourage donations to Bowie State throughout the year. All donations raised for Bowie State University through the Tom Joyner School of the Month campaign will go toward scholarships and programs.


Saturday, March 26, 2016

  • 4 p.m., Reception

  • 5-7 p.m., Benefit Concert


Bowie State University
Fine and Performing Arts Center, Main Stage
14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie, MD 20715


Purchase tickets in advance online at

  • Tickets will be available at the box office an hour before the concert.


About Bowie State University

Bowie State University (BSU) is an important higher education access portal for qualified persons from diverse academic and socioeconomic backgrounds, seeking a high-quality and affordable public comprehensive university. The university places special emphasis on the science, technology, teacher education, business, and nursing disciplines within the context of a liberal arts education. For more information about BSU, visit the website at