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Events Mark Black History Month At USciences

Published on February 7, 2019

The Office of Student Life and the Black Student Union are honoring Black History & Culture Month this February at USciences!

Students, faculty, and staff can look forward to several events throughout the month and into March, themed bulletin boards, a display of famous Black Scientists in the Science and Technology Center (STC) Atrium, a book display in the library, and more.

Our featured event will be the Celebration of Black History and Culture on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at 2pm 3pm in the STC. The event will include: 

  • A Screening of: Dr. Daniel Hale Williams - The First Black Heart Surgeon In America Documentary in STC 137
  • Caribbean food from a locally Black owned business in STC 137
  • Virtual Black History Month Trivia in the Atrium with prizes!
  • The creation of a USciences Black History & Culture Month Quilt in the Atrium
  • Music, presentations, and more

Other events throughout the month include: 

February, 11-28, 2019, STC Atrium: A Display of Famous Black Scientists

Thursday, February 7, 2019, 2 p.m., Campus Quad: Black Student Union hosts the Black Lives Matter Silent Protest

Thursday, February 7, 2019, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.: Black HIstory Month-inspired Food in Wilson Dining Hall

Friday, February 15, 2019, 6 p.m. Location TBD: Black Student Union Soul Food Night

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 2 p.m. STC Atrium and STC 137: A Celebration of Black History and Culture 

Friday, February 22, 2019, 6 p.m., Location TBD: Black History Month Alumni Panel hosted by the Black Student Union

Friday, March 15, 2019, 7 p.m., Athletic/Recreation Center Multipurpose Room: Black Student Union Fashion Show

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