In honor of the legendary Chadwick Boseman‘s continuous legacy his Alma Mater and HBCU of Howard University has officially renamed their Fine Arts building in tribute to him!
The Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts building was unveiled Friday throughout Howard’s verified social media accounts.
“The letters were installed over the now official Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts. An icon in his own right who has left an immeasurable legacy for the next generation. Thank you, Mr. Boseman,” reads the caption.
Chadwick graduated from Howard back in 2000 with a bachelors of fine arts in directing. He returned in 2018 to deliver the university’s commencement speech in 2018.
Prior to his tragic passing, him and Howard University president Wayne A. I. Frederick were deep in discussion of their plans to reestablish the Fine Arts department together, reports USA Today.
In May 2020 a spokesperson for Howard had confirmed that they were renaming the Fine Arts building after Chadwick, unfortunately he passed away in August from colon cancer.
“Chadwick’s love for Howard University was sincere, and although he did not live to see those plans through to fruition, it is my honor to ensure his legacy lives on through the Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts with the support of his wife and the Chadwick Boseman Foundation,” says Wayne.