UF to Celebrate Black History Month with Several Events
In celebration of Black History Month, the University of Findlay has several campus events planned:
Wednesday – As part of the ongoing Buford Dialogue series, a discussion to strengthen diversity on campus and within the community will be held at noon in the Buford Intercultural Student Center, 1222 N. Cory St. Members of the public are invited to join students, faculty and staff. Lunch will be provided.
Thursday and Friday – An informational table featuring Black History Month facts will be set up from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union. Purple Unity bands will also be provided to campus participants who sign the Office of Intercultural Student Service’s Unity Pledge.
Feb. 10 – A Unity Dinner, sponsored by students and student organization leaders, will be held for specially invited guests.
Feb. 13 – UF’s Black Student Union will host the Black Tie Affair, a formal evening of entertainment.
Feb. 16 – A soul food educational program and cooking demonstration, open to UF students, will be held in at the Buford Center from noon to 1 p.m. and 2-3 p.m. Students who wish to attend must make a reservation with the Buford Center by calling (419) 434-5911.
Feb. 18 – A visit to Findlay’s Black Heritage Library will be provided for UF students, who must make a reservation with the Buford Center.
Feb. 23 – A Soul Food Dinner for all students, sponsored by Sodexho, will be provided at Henderson Dining Hall. Attendees are welcome to attend a Black Student Union meeting to learn about the organization and find ways that they can become involved around campus.
Feb. 24 – Meet the Greeks Day. Members of the nine historically African American, international Greek-lettered fraternities and sororities will be on campus to provide historical information on their respective organizations.