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Robert Morris University Celebrates Black History Month

Monday, February 4
Black History Month Exhibit
Featuring the works of African American faculty, staff, and students
11a.m.-1 p.m. Refreshments served
Nicholson Center Rotunda
Contact Maureen Keefer at to submit work for display

Wednesday, February 6
Soul Food Kick-Off
Showcasing foods and recipes common in the black community
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Nicholson Center Food Court
Sponsored by the Office of Residence Life

Tuesday, February 12
The Condition of Diversity in America: A panel discussion led by RMU faculty and administration
5 p.m. - Nicholson Center Food Court
Sponsored by Student Life

Wednesday, February 13
The Condition of Diversity on RMU's Campus: A panel discussion by the Black Student Union (BSU), Multicultural Affairs Consortium (MAC) and International Student Organization (ISO) members
5 p.m. - Nicholson Center Food Court
Sponsored by Student Life

Saturday, February 16
Flood Restoration Service Project
8:45 a.m.- 2 p.m. Food and Transportation provided
Sponsored by the Office of Student Civic Engagement and MAC members

Sunday, February 17
Urban Bush Women
8 p.m. - Byham Theater, Downtown Pittsburgh
$15 for tickets. Limited seating available.
Contact the Office of Student Life.
Sponsored by the Office of Student Life

Monday, February 18
Social Inclusion: An Interactive Workshop
5:15 p.m. - Rogal Chapel
Sponsored by the Center for Student Success

Thursday, February 21
Nate Smith: Equal Rights Activist
Pre-Film Screening of the RMU Original Documentary
5 p.m. - Jefferson Center TV Lounge
Sponsored by the Center for Documentary Production and Study

Friday, February 22
Where My Steppas At: The Truth Behind Historically Black Greek Organizations
7 p.m. - Nicholson Center Food Court
Sponsored by the Office of Residence Life and Greek Life

Saturday, February 23
Salute to Black History Month
Women's and Men's Basketball vs. St. Francis (PA)
4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. - Sewall Center Arena
Special half-time performances by African American Youth Group, Towdah Zamar
Sponsored by the Department of Athletics

Monday, February 25
Sharing Our Unique Light (SOUL) Jam
FREE festival featuring:
* Listen or participate in an open poetry/spoken word session
* Create your own domroo drum
* The Irish/African Connection
* The progression of black music
* Movie: Pursuit of Happyness
* Live musical performance by Peace Ike
11:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. - RoMo's Cafe
Sponsored by Student Life

Tuesday, February 26
Black History Month Dinner and Awards Program. No charge for RMU students.
$15 for faculty, staff and guests.
Reservations required by Feb. 20. To RSVP contact Student Life at 412-397-4352.
6 p.m. - Sewall Center
Sponsored by the Black Student Union and the Office of Student Life

February 1 - February 29
Library Display, African-Americana
3rd Floor, Patrick Henry
RMU Dining Services will offer
a variety of soul food menu selections
Every Wednesday from 4 p.m.-7 p. m.
Nicholson Center Food Court

For More Information,

Office of Student Life



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