Black Renaissance

Black History Month events kick off on Feb. 1

Posted by on January 29, 2018

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
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