Black History Month Events At Main Campus Begin With Sports Discussion

January 27, 2010

A panel discussion on “The Black Athlete in America,” featuring the history faculty, will take place at 7:00 p.m., Monday, February 1, in the Greenfelder-Denlinger Boardroom of the Student Community Center. A reception will follow.

Black_History_Month_Main_Campus A showing of the film Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story is scheduled for 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 4, in Selby Auditorium. Oscar Award winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. stars in the title role of Dr. Ben Carson, who overcame numerous obstacles to become a pediatric neurosurgeon. Gifted Hands is a true and inspirational story.

Both events, along with more scheduled for this month, are sponsored by the School of Arts and Sciences to commemorate Black History Month.

For more informationabout these events, contact Heather Parker, chair of social sciences, at (352) 588-7894.