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.
2014 Black History Month Events
||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
Multipurpose Room (North)
Black History Month Movie "Rememberthe 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.
|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
||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
||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 firstname.lastname@example.org (space is limited).
Hosted by I.S.S.
Sat., February 22nd
1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
||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
Gospel Choir & Worship at Winebrenner
UF Anointed Worship Gospel Choir will lead worship for College First's contemporary worship service.