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Celebrating Black History

IUP has a number of events planned throughout February for Black History Month. In the next week, look for programs on racism in higher education and on Frederick Douglass’s contributions to the nation’s development, as well as social media events and a scavenger hunt. Watch the Diversity Events listing for more.
Thursday, January 28
All day, Flipgrid. Access videos all week to learn about ways to get involved at IUP. The Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement is presenting this virtual event.
5:00–6:00 p.m., Zoom. Learn about unhealthy relationships and where to find help. Upon completion, you can be a Haven Project volunteer.
6:00–7:00 p.m., Zoom. The IUP Libraries shares the success story of “JK the Barber,” owner of Jan’s TWINKUTS, to inspire others to follow their dreams.
Friday, January 29
All day, Flipgrid. Access videos all week to learn about ways to get involved at IUP.
3:00–4:00 p.m., Zoom. Talk with students and staff members about joining student organizations.
8:00–11:00 p.m., Folger Student Center. An evening of fun and activities for Black and Brown students.
9:30–11:00 p.m., Zoom. Play for a chance to win an e-gift card. Email by 4:00 p.m. Friday to get your bingo card and the Zoom link.
Sunday, January 31
6:00–8:00 p.m., Zoom. Open to graduate students and undergraduates who are seniors.
Monday, February 1
All day, Instagram, @IUP_MCSLE. The Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement will begin posting images of and quotes from African American leaders in recognition of Black History Month.
All day, across campus. Take a selfie with a specific hashtag at sites significant to Black history. Participants in this monthlong event will be eligible to win a prize.
5:00–6:00 p.m., Zoom. Nash leads participants through each step. Slime-making kits are available on a first-come, first-served basis through
6:30 p.m., Zoom. Join this discussion on racism in higher education—how it has affected the past, how it affects current students, what the future may hold, and how today’s students can be the drivers of change.
Tuesday, February 2
5:00–7:00 p.m., Elkin Hall Great Room and Zoom. This week’s conversation: “Black and Brown Identity and Queer Identity.”
7:00–10:00 p.m., Zoom. An opportunity for students to be assigned to spring sorority recruitment. Email for more information.
Wednesday, February 3
Noon–1:15 p.m., Zoom. History professor Wang Xi will discuss how this leading abolitionist’s 1869 speech, “Our Composite Nationality,” shaped the nation that evolved from the Civil War.
5:00–6:00 p.m., Zoom. In this Haven Project workshop, learn about stalking and the help that’s available.
7:00–8:00 p.m., Zoom. Monthly meeting of fraternity and sorority chapter leaders.
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