BSU Fashion Show
The Black Student Union (BSU) at the College of the Holy Cross, a student organization that promotes unity among the black community at Holy Cross, is sponsoring a number of events for Black History Month. All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.
Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. at Worcester’s Mechanics Hall: Black and Gold Fashion Show. Dinner is scheduled for 7 p.m. and the fashion show will begin at 8 p.m. This semi-formal event, held during Black History Month, is a celebration of Black history and culture. Tickets, with dinner included, cost $15 for Holy Cross students, $20 for Consortium students, and $23 for staff, faculty and the public. Learn more about the fashion show in Pulse Magazine.
Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Hogan Campus Center Suites B/C: Love Forum. This annual event provides students with the opportunity to speak candidly and ask questions regarding their appreciation, concerns and the unique nature of love within the African diasporic community. (Campus community only.)
Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Hogan Campus Center Suites B/C: Martin Luther King Jr. “More than a Dream” Part 1. A community discussion about how and why Martin Luther King was more than his “I Have a Dream” speech. The discussion will be led by Thomas Doughton, senior lecturer at Center for Interdisciplinary and Special Studies; Michael West, associate professor of history; and Virginia Coakley, assistant chaplain and director of Protestant and ALANA (African-American, Latin American, Asian-American, and Native American heritage) ministry.
Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Hogan Campus Center Suite A: Martin Luther King Jr. “More than a Dream” Part 2. Robert Jones, from the office of multicultural education, will lead a Kingian Nonviolence Workshop. Kingian Nonviolence is a philosophy that provides tools for people to use peaceful approaches in order to solve problems.
Feb. 29 at 5:30 p.m. in the Lower Chapel: Black History Month Heritage Horizon Candlelight Ceremony. Virginia Coakley, assistant chaplain and director of Protestant and ALANA ministry, will lead a candlelight ceremony.
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