Black History month​​

​​The University of Findlay commemorates Black History Month with several wonderful events which have been organized by the Office of Intercultural Student Services. They include events that will be hosted by several campus offices and student organizations who have collaborated to provide our campus with many diverse opportunities to celebrate together! We cordially invite you to join us for the University's "2014 Black History Month" activities.

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 ​2014 Black History Month Events


​Date​​ ​Time ​Location ​Events
February 3rd-28th
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Guyer Lounge Display Case-Shafer Library
The Black Heritage Art Exhibit
A local collection of Afrocentric art will be displayed in the main showcase of the Shafer Library.

Hosted by Intercultural Student Services (I.S.S.) and the Black Heritage Library & Multicultural Center

Tues., ​February 4th 8 p.m.
AMU-
Multipurpose Room (North)

Black History Month Movie "Remember the Titans"
The true story of a newly appointed African-American football coach and his high school team during their first season as a racially integrated group.
Hosted by I.S.S.
Wed., February 5th
    8 p.m. AMU- Multipurpose Room
"A Night with Coach Boone from Remember the Titans"
Boone, who was portrayed by actor Denzel Washington in "Remember the Titans", will talk about overcoming obstacles and share his life experiences.
Hosted by Students Embracing Educational Experiences in Diversity (SEEED), the Black Student Union (BSU), and the African Student Association (ASA).  Sponsored by I.S.S., the Department of Athletics, and Student Affairs
Mon., February 10th
    7 p.m. Old Main-Ritz Auditorium
"Robert E. Braylock, Senior Voice Recital"
Braylock will sing a variety of music ranging from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harry T. Burleigh.  A segment of the recital will honor African-Americans.
Hosted by the Department of Visual and Performing Arts
Sat., February 15th  9 p.m.-12 a.m. AMU-
Multipurpose Room

The 17th Annual Black Tie Affair
The most popular dance on campus is back, and better!  This year's theme is "Lovers Paradise".

Hosted by BSU.  Sponsored by SGA
Tues., February 18th   9-10 p.m. Henderson Dining Hall-Rosewood Room
BSU Invites YOU to a Black Student Union Meeting
This is an open invitation for everyone to come learn more about BSU!
Hosted by BSU
Fri., February 21st 7 p.m. AMU-Endly Room
Black History Month Movie "Lee Daniels' The Butler"
The true story of a White House butler who serves eight American presidents over three decades.  During this period, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.
Hosted by BSU
Sat., February 22nd
10:45 a.m.
AMU-Fireside Lounge
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center: The Faith to Freedom Tour
This is an open invitation for you to join us as we explore this historic museum that focuses on African American history.  The Faith to Freedom Tour looks at faith leaders who were abolitionists and their role during this dark period of America's history. 
Transportation and admission fees are compliments of I.S.S.  Please register by emailing braylockr@findlay.edu (space is limited).
Hosted by I.S.S.
Sat., February 22nd
1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Croy Gymnasium
Black History Month Blackout Basketball Game
Come show your support for Black History Month and the UF Oilers as we wear black UF t-shirts and cheer on our team!  Free t-shirts will be distributed.  The women's and men's game begin at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. respectively. 
Hosted by the Department of Athletics and BSU.

Sun., February 23rd ​

​10:15 a.m.

WTS-TLB Auditorium​

Gospel Choir & Worship at Winebrenner

UF Anointed Worship Gospel Choir will lead worship for College First's contemporary worship service.

Tues., February 25th

5-7:30 p.m.​

Henderson Dining Hall​

​The Annual "Soul Food" Cultural Dinner

A traditional African-American dinner with soul.

Hosted by Dining Services, BSU, and I.S.S.​