Sage Celebrates Black History Month

February 10, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Albany & Troy, NY – The Sage Colleges will proudly host a series of culturally rich programs and educational events commemorating Black History Month throughout the month of February.

"Lift every Voice!" is the chosen theme for Sage’s 2011 celebration of black Americans who have shaped our country’s history and continue to do so. Established in 1926, Black History Month is a time for reflection and remembrance and Sage is honored to continue this tradition with a variety of initiatives and activities. 

Black History Month

 

Please find the list of scheduled events below. For more details or questions contact:

Assistant Dean Vincent Porfirio
518-292-1753
porfiv@sage.edu

Or visit:
www.sage.edu/studentlife/black_history_month/

Read President Scrimshaw's Blog about Black History Month
Lift Every Voice: Celebrating Black History Month »

Black History Month 2011

(All programs are Free & Open to Current Sage Students and Staff. Events open to the General Public have been indicated on the calendar below.)

2/1 Kick-Off Tabling Event KCC Cafeteria SCA / Buchman Pavilion RSC 11am to 2pm
2/2 African & Caribbean Cuisine Cooking Class McKinstry Dining Hall, RSC 5pm to 8pm
2/3 Tea with the Dean: African Perspectives Library, SCA 2pm to 3pm
2/5 Basketball Doubleheader Celebrating Black History Month
(Free & Open to General Public: No registration required)
Featuring performances by singer Ruckayatu (Ruky) Tijani & The Guilderland High School Dance Team
Neff Center Women’s 1pm, Men’s 3pm
2/8 Black Latina Student Association (BLSA): Film Screening Part 1 "Roots" Bush Memorial, RSC 7pm to 9pm
2/9 Caribbean Cultural Café French House, RSC 6pm to 8pm
2/10 Live Lunch: Robanic Reggae KCC Cafeteria, SCA 11:30am to 1:30pm
2/10 African & Caribbean Cuisine Cooking Class KCC Cafeteria, SCA 5pm to 8pm
Black History Month Feature Program
2/11 Lift Every Voice Gospel Choir Celebrating Black History Month
(Free & Open to General Public: Registration required)
Bush Memorial, RSC 7pm to 9pm
2/12 Black Capital: Harlem in 1920's
(Free & Open to the General Public: No registration required)
NYS Museum, Albany 1pm to 4pm
2/12 Black Latina Student Association (BLSA): Traditional West African Dance Class Student Center, RSC 2pm to 4pm
2/15 Black Latina Student Association (BLSA): Film Screeing "Secret Life of Bees" Student Center, RSC 7pm to 9pm
2/16 Dean's Book Club: "From Tom Sawyer to Nappy Hair...what's a person to do?" Wool House, RSC 7pm to 8pm
2/17 Tea with the Dean: African Perspectives Library, SCA 2pm to 3pm
2/17 Underground Railroad Lecture Student Center, RSC 6pm to 7pm
2/18 Sage SLAM Poetry Night & Coffee Cafe
(Free & Open to General Public: No registration required)
KCC 224, SCA 8pm to 1am
2/21 Sage Votes: President’s Day Obama Celebration
Sage Channel Inauguration Video
SCA/RSC 11:30am to 2pm
2/22 Res. Life Pamper Night: Film Screening "Good Hair" ACRH Lounge, SCA 8pm to 11pm
2/23 Res. Life Pamper Night: Film Screening "Good Hair" Student Center, RSC 8pm to 11pm
2/26 Step Troop & Dance Party featuring DJ Deez Freddies Lounge, SCA 9pm to 1am