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Office of Diversity Services Celebrates Black History Month

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Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Join the Office of Diversity Service in celebrating Black History Month with a variety of events, workshops and displays throughout the month of February. All events are free and open to the public.

Kicking off the celebration is Diversity & Inclusion 101 hosted by guest Mark Weir, founder of LEADS and Jeannette Hubbard, director of Diversity Services. The workshop takes place on Thursday, February 9 at 6 p.m. in the Berlin Lounge. Weir and Hubbard’s interactive workshop covers the meaning of diversity and inclusion and how these terms apply within the Westminster community.

On Wednesday morning, February 15, students from Black Student Union (BSU) will share books written by African-American authors with students at Farrell Elementary.

Other events this month to celebrate the history of African-American contributions and culture include: “Sports, Media, and the Color Line,” presented by CALL Speaker Series guest Dr. Brian Carroll from Berry College; showings of Selma in Muller Theater; and a Karamu dinner party with a concert by local rap artist Kilo Watson.

In addition to the events, there will be free blood pressure screenings in the Student Health Center every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will also be a Black History Month book display on the first floor of McGill Library featuring the works African-American

For more information, contact Kimberly Winfield at or 724-946-6178.