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You’re invited to celebrate Black History Month. Campus events are planned throughout February, focusing on the theme of “The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity.” Events will include:
11-noon Monday, Feb. 1, in the Havener Center Atrium.
Engage with student organizations and celebrate Black history while supporting an inclusive future.
2-4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, at the Diversity House, located at 605 W. 11th St.
Students can join the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and Student Diversity Initiatives (SDI) for a Black History Month kickoff grab-and-go dinner box while learning more about the cultural programs hosted throughout the month. Registration is required prior to pick-up.
Multiple meetings on Zoom.
Join SDI as the group reads Mikki Kendall’s Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot. To join, email Ashley Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org. Books are provided by SDI and all meetings will be held via Zoom.
6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, online.
During this virtual event, a group of panelists will discuss the challenges and prejudices people of color experience related to a lack of general understanding and sensitivity about textured hair.
Feb. 19-20 online
The Pre-College Initiative is a virtual visit program for high school students who may be considering a future career in math, science, computing or engineering. PCI is sponsored by S&T’s student chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers and Student Diversity Initiatives. Through information sessions and activities, students can explore career options and gain a better understanding of college life. Registration is required and costs $8, but scholarships are available. For more information, visit sdi.mst.edu/pci.
6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, online
This virtual panel with S&T alumni will discuss the 2021 theme “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity.”
Thursday, Feb. 25, online
This virtual event will share how on- and off-campus resources can support the Black community through their organization or business services. To sign up to participate, contact Shannon Cox at 573-341-4212 or email email@example.com.