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Guttman Community College Celebrates Black History Month 2017

January 18, 2017 | Events

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Guttman Community College observes Black History Month with an array of activities focusing on Black Excellence. Organized by the Black History Month Committee, led by Assistant Director of Peer Mentoring Andrew Bennett, activities will include social events, film screenings, performances, lectures and more. To greet the celebratory month, the college will host a kick-off event on January 24.

Among the highlighted activities are:

Black Excellence Is…
1.24.17, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Atrium
Guttman’s BHM Committee invites you to our photo booth experience; kicking off the month with music, swag giveaways, and more.
Sponsored by the Offices of Peer Mentoring
Black Angels Over Tuskegee
2.9.17, 7:00 PM, St. Luke’s Theatre
Don’t miss the opportunity to witness this award winning play about the Tuskegee Airmen their excellence, and contributions to American History.
Sponsored by Student Government Association
Making Healthy Choices
1.30.17, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM, RM 401
Join us for lunch and conversation with nutritionists from FOODTRAINERS. Get some basics on making healthy, nutritional choices, learn about the top foods that will make you smarter, while enjoying lunch and leaving with healthy snacks!
Sponsored by the Offices of Peer Mentoring, Single Stop, and Wellness
Black Excellence Mixer
2.16.17, 7:00 PM, Atrium
This celebratory event for BHM will highlight Black Excellence in the work force, the arts, as well as at Guttman Community College. The night will feature a live band, music, refreshments, a keynote by Matt Gonzales, and more.
*All black attire is encouraged.*
Sponsored by Black History Month Committee
Excellence in Achievement
2.2.17, 3:00 PM AND 5:00 PM, Atrium
How much do you know about the contributions of African Americans? Test your knowledge during Black History Month Trivia. Form a team or come solo and we’ll find a team for you! You bring the knowledge, we’ll bring the snacks and prizes.
Washington DC Trip
2.27.17
Sign up today to participate in a FREE bus trip to Washington, DC to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture and learn about the contributions of African Americans to the United States. Lunch and light snacks will be provided.
Email Marcus.Allen@guttman.cuny.edu or Karla.Fuller@guttman.cuny.edu to reserve your spot.
Excellence in Athletics
2.8.17, 6:00 PM – 8: 00 PM, Baruch College
UMOC is hosting an open gym at Baruch College. Bring your A-game for an evening of physical activity and fellowship, basketball, volleyball,
and other team games.
Sponsored by Guttman Intramurals and UMOC

Events are free for Guttman students. Additional event information can be found on the college calendar of events as well as on the digital monitors around the campus.

For more information, contact Andrew Bennett.