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University releases 2024 Black History Month Schedule

By: Adam Beam 1/31/2024

PA Speaker of the House Joanna McClinton walks alongside President Charles Patterson in the 36th Annual MLK March for Humanity.

With the beginning of Black History Month less than 24 hours away, Shippensburg University's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion have released the full schedule of events to celebrate throughout the month.

The list of events is as followed:

Black History Month Trivia

Thursday, February 1, 12-1 p.m.


Black History Month Kick-Off Event

Friday, February 2, 3:30 p.m.

Gilbert Hall 100

P.E.E.R.S. Kick-Off Event

Tuesday, February 6, 3:30 p.m.

Gilbert Hall 100

WITF Gospel Pre-Screening Event

*Featuring Harmonic Voices of Truth Gospel Choir

Thursday, February 8, 6:30 p.m.


Free To Be Me + You Ballers Ball

Saturday, February 10, 8 p.m.


Seeking Excellence Together (S.E.T.) Kick Off

Tuesday, February 13, 3:30 p.m.

Gilbert Hall

Dr. Robert Lesman Talk

*Black Cuban Author and Activist Lourdes Casal (1938-81)

Thursday, February 15, 4-4:30 p.m.

Rowland Hall 106

Speaker – Dr. Theresa Runstedtler

Thursday, February 15, 5 p.m.


B.R.O.T.H.E.R.S. Bowtie Brunch

Saturday, February 17, 11 a.m.


Impact Fellowship Black History Month Gospel Celebration

Sunday, February 18, 3 p.m.


Studying While Black & Brown Presentation

Tuesday, February 20, 3:30 p.m.

Gilbert Hall 100

B.E.T. Black Experience Tribute: A Tribute to the Arts

Friday, February 23, 7 p.m.

Memorial Auditorium

B.E.T. Black Experience Tribute: A Tribute to the Arts

Saturday, February 24, 3 p.m.

Memorial Auditorium

Black is the Color of Love

A panel discussion about the state of Black love and intimacy

Tuesday, February 27, 6 p.m.


Black History Month Dinner

*Featuring various performances/displays

Thursday, February 29, 4 p.m.

Reisner Dining Hall

Live at the Apollo

Live music, free food, and chances to win prizes!

Thursday, February 29, 7 p.m.

Stewart Hall

Exhibit: Civil Rights Act of 1964: Before and After at Shippensburg University

Available from Approximately February 9-29

Ezra Lehman Memorial Library, Main level

*Dates, times and locations for any and all events are subject to change*

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