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Student diversity initiatives encourages you to celebrate Juneteenth on Friday, June 19. Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19 that Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas, with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Show your Miner pride June 19 by posting on social media using the hashtags #juneteenth #minerswearpride #missourisandt. For more information on Juneteenth, visit juneteenth.com/history.Read More »
The campus community is invited to celebrate Black History Month at the following events:
- Black History Month Celebration: 7-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, in St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener Center. “Harlem Nights Casino” is the theme. Join students for a comedy set performed by Nick Nichols, a comedian and S&T alumnus, plus games, food, music and raffles.
- Dinner to Jazz: 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in Hasselmann Alumni House. This year’s theme is “Gatsby Noire” and will include dinner, dancing, poetry and singing performances. Tickets cost $30 for S&T students and $35 for non-S&T students. Formal attire is suggested. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for ticket information.
You’re invited to celebrate Black History Month with campus events throughout the month, focusing on the theme of “Black History in the Making.” Events will include:
- Black History Kickoff: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, in the Havener Center atrium. Engage with student organizations and celebrate Black history while supporting an inclusive future.
- The Black Renaissance: 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, in St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener Center. Join students for a showcase of music and art and hear a keynote address by Anitra Rivera, director of student diversity initiatives. Attendees can bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the student diversity initiatives food pantry.
- Dinner to Jazz: 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, in St. Pat’s Ballroom. This year’s theme is “A Southern Taste” and will include dancing, poetry and singing performances, as well as dinner. Advance tickets are $20 for S&T students and $25 for non-S&T students until Wednesday, Feb. 14. Beginning Thursday, Feb. 15, ticket prices rise by $5. Cocktail attire is suggested for attendees. For tickets, please email email@example.com.
All students, staff, faculty or groups with artistic talents to share are encouraged to perform at the 2nd annual Black History Month Celebration scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, in Leach Theatre. Performances should in some way pay tribute to the influence of black culture on today’s society. If you are interested in performing […]Read More »
Black history is everyone’s history, so get involved and attend the Black History Month Kickoff scheduled from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31, in the Havener Center atrium. This year’s theme is “Connect and Celebrate.” KMNR will provide the music while you check out the great events planned for S&T’s Black History Month celebration and […]Read More »