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2017 Black History Month Events at Chatham University

PITTSBURGH: Chatham University is proud to sponsor the following activities and events in commemoration of Black History Month throughout the month of February. Additional information (and registration where necessary) is on the events calendar and

Black History Month Kickoff Lunch featuring African Drummers
Wednesday, February 1: 11:00 a.m., Anderson Dining Hall
Head to Anderson for lunch and enjoy listening and dancing to African drummers. Note, cost is normal meal plan or lunch cost.
Sponsored by Parkhurst & Office of Student Affairs

Black History Trivia Night with BSU & CAB
Saturday, February 4: 8 p.m., Carriage House
Test your knowledge with Black History Trivia.
Sponsored by Black Student Union & Chatham Activities Board

Black History Month Lunch & Learn Series
Join faculty members and guest speakers every Tuesday for a Lunch & Learn Series. Check myChatham for more details. Must register on myChatham. Please note that the locations may change.

  • Tuesday, February 7: 11:30 a.m., Carriage House: Past & Present Pittsburgh History of African-American Activism
  • Tuesday, February 14:11:30 a.m., Carriage House: Gentrification of our Neighborhood – East Liberty
  • Tuesday, February 21: 11:30 a.m., Mellon Board Room: Black Panther speaker, Raheem Khalid
  • Tuesday, February 28: 11:30 a.m., Carriage House: Traditional Healing

Black Student Union Slice the Mic Event
Friday, February 10 , 7 p.m., Buhl Atrium
Celebrate spoken art with Black Student Union.
Sponsored by Black Student Union

African Dance Class
Tuesday, February 28 , 6 p.m., Dance Studio
Learn traditional African Dance.
Sponsored by AFC & Office of Student Affairs

For additional information or questions, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at