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Celebrate Black History Month

Over a dozen events take place on and off campus throughout the month, including the annual Diversity Job Fair, the Diversity Scholars Bowl, the tenth annual Legends Lecture featuring Lisa Leslie, the Trailblazers Series featuring Mark Dean, and a viewing of the 2014 movie Selma.

Get involved and celebrate Black History Month! Visit the Black History Month Calendar for a full list of events. Please be sure to share this calendar with students and colleagues!

The 2015 Black History Month Calendar is a joint effort between the Office of Multicultural Student Life, Commission for Blacks, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity.


2014–2015 Trailblazer Series

Trailblazer Series

The Trailblazer Series promotes and honors African Americans in the UT community who are trailblazers in their field and/or those who have been instrumental in advancing civil rights issues or issues specific to African Americans or persons of African descent. The inaugural series is brought to you by the Office for the Vice Chancellor for Diversity and the Commission for Blacks. You can view the inaugural speaker in our series, Theotis Robinson, now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4USaBvfg_gQ. You can view pictures from the second speaker in our series, Rita Geier, now on Flickr.

CANCELLED: Mark Dean on February 26, 2015

The Trailblazer series event on February 26 has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

Mark Dean
February 26, 2015
12:30 p.m
Hodges Library Auditorium

Website


2015 Black Issues Conference

Black Issues Conference flyer

Saturday, February 7, 2015
9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Website

Registration opens November 10, 2014, and you can view the call for proposals now.


Get to Know Me

"Get to Know Me" is a collaboration between the Black Faculty and Staff Association and the Commission for Blacks. View More


Dr. Steven N. Waller, Sr.
Associate Professor,
Sport Management
Steven N. Waller, Sr.

Dr. Anton Reece
Executive Director,
Student Success Center
Dr. Robert Nobles II


 


 

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