February 24 – February 28
Club Jitter Bug: Swing Dance Show and Lesson: February 25 from 3 – 5 p.m., Student Center East Ballroom
Join the Multicultural Center and Black Student Achievement as we celebrate 100 years of Harlem Renaissance with our Roaring 20’s event series. Kicking off our series is Club Jitter Bug, a fun and active swing dancing experience! No dress code required, just comfortable shoes. Feel free to bring a dance partner or meet someone new when we partner up! Event is free and open to all students, faculty and staff. Light refreshments will be served.
Contact: Chrissonia McCall, Interim Student Affairs Advisor II firstname.lastname@example.org 404-413-1584.
Pop Talks: What’s Next For The African Diaspora?: February 26 from 12:15 – 2 p.m., Student Center East Suite 206
Pop in for Pop-Tarts as we discuss embracing cultural identity within the African Diaspora! Sponsored by the Multicultural Center.
Blacker the Berry: Art & Fashion Show: February 26 from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m., Student Center East Suite 306 (Gallery Lounge)
This art and fashion show will show tribute to Black beauty and excellence. The art portion will showcase student artwork that may have been inspired by 1920’s art work, artist and the beauty of Black culture. Following will be a fashion show, showcasing fashion over the past 100 years in the African American culture. Starting from 1920’s to 2020, watch the decades come to life. Refreshments will be served.
Black People’s Dialogue: Black Love Edition: February 26 from 6 – 8 p.m., Student Center East Ballroom
This is a space to discuss topics and issues, create connections and explore community connected to the identity of Black people. Those who identify as black and allies are encouraged to attend, share your experiences and build a network of support. Free food and giveaways! Sponsored by Black Student Achievement and the Counseling and Testing Center.
Profiles in Leadership: Ella Baker: February 27 from 12 – 1 p.m., Student Center West Room 474
Each week, students will learn about the leadership style and philosophy of societal leaders from a variety of backgrounds. Through interactive conversations, students will consider how these ideas could be incorporated in their personal leadership philosophies.
Underneath the Harlem Moon: Spoken Word & Open Mic: February 27 from 4 – 6 p.m., Multicultural Center Lobby
Join the Multicultural Center and Black Student Achievement as we celebrate 100 years of Harlem Renaissance with our Roaring 20’s event series. This event completes our series with Spoken Word, Open Mic and Talent! With multiple topics and talent, this event is sure to have something you’ll enjoy. Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to all faculty, staff and students.