February 1, 2013
Sara Lynn McCall, Graduate Assistant
VSU Celebrates Black History Week: Feb. 3 - 9
VALDOSTA – As the nation observes the achievements of black men and women in history throughout February, Valdosta State University will host a week of events and activities from Sunday, Feb. 3, to Saturday, Feb. 9 that promote positive diversity on campus. VSU’s Black History Week is sponsored by the university’s chapter of the NAACP, Black Student League (BSL) and National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC).
Schedule of events:
A Day of Praise and Worship
Sunday, Feb. 3, at 10 a.m.
New Life Ministries
Little Known Black History Facts
Monday, Feb. 4, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Black History Quiz Bowl
Monday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m.
Student Union Meeting Room II
Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 7 - 9 p.m.
Student Union Ballrooms
Business casual required to attend.
The American Spiritual Ensemble
Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m.
It’s Showtime at the Apollo
Thursday, Feb. 7, from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Student Union Theater
An All Black Affair
Friday, Feb. 8, from 7 - 10 p.m.
Student Union Ballrooms B and C
A Day of Service
Saturday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Second Harvest Food Bank
Kid’s Black History Day
Saturday, Feb. 9, from 12 – 4 p.m.
Boys & Girls Club
Free lunch will be provided to those who actively participate all day.
For more information about the events, contact Kelli Williams, BSL president, at firstname.lastname@example.org.