College schedules programs for Black History Month

February 4, 2013 | Black History Month
This year Marietta College’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, led by Dr. Richard Danford, is celebrating Black History Month with performances, speakers, and student presentations, most with ties to the local region.
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College offering variety of programs for Black History Month

February 2, 2017 | Black History Month
Marietta College has special programs planned all throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. “Black History Month seeks to educate the Marietta College community about African-American heritage and promote inclusion and a common understanding across cultures to enhance social and leadership development among its participants,”...
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College announces robust schedule for 2019 Black History Month

January 30, 2019 | Black History Month
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion will be sponsoring multiple events for Marietta College students and members of the campus community throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month.
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Senior claims inaugural Black History Month writing contest

March 21, 2016 | Black History Month
Marietta College’s Brittany Waugaman ’16 (Buckhannon, W.Va.) won the inaugural Black History Month writing contest with her essay “A Handwoven Legacy.” Waugaman said she entered the contest because she believes Marietta College has a responsibility to not only honor Black History Month, but to educate students about it as well.
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Black History Month: Multicultural Friday

Multicultural Friday will feature a film viewing at 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 1st, in the Multicultural Center. This event will also help kick off a month of activities and celebrations centered around Black History Month.
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Black History Month: Vision, The Poet

Vision, The Poet, will participate in Marietta College's Black History Month celebration at will speak at 6:00 p.m., Monday, February 4th, at The Gathering Place. Perry “Vision” DiVirgilio is a poet, activist and youth poetry educator. A graduate of Dickinson College, Vision’s work focuses on racial identity, identity politics, healing, and...
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Black History Month: Alphonso Gaskins

Professor Alphonso Gaskins, former United Nations Rule of Law expert, will speak at noon, Monday, February 11th, in the Andrews Hall Great Room.
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Black History Month: Zuzu African Acrobats

The Zuzu African Acrobats will perform at 6:00 p.m., Monday, February 18th, at The Gathering Place as part of Marietta College's Black History Month celebration.​
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Black History Month: Unsung Heroes Showcase

As part of Black History Month at Marietta College, the Unsung Heroes Showcase will begin at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 20th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Black History Month: Shirlethia Franklin

Shirlethia Franklin, former Deputy Chief of Staff and Counselor to the Attorney General for President Barack Obama, will speak at 6:00 p.m., Monday, February 25th, at the Alma McDonough Auditorium as part of Black History Month activities on campus. Franklin, currently Of Counsel for the Business and Tort Litigation group of the Jones Day law...
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Black History Month: Steve Birdine

Steve Birdine, a former two-term National President (Grand Polaris) of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc., will speak at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, February 28th, in The Gathering Place. This event is part of Marietta College Black History Month celebration.
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