University Hosts Black History Month Events

Mar 18, 2016

The University of Scranton’s Cross Cultural Centers hosted multiple Black History Month events on campus, including a presentation by award-winning slam and spoken word poet Javon Johnson, Ph.D. Seated from left: University sophomore Bridget Fasciani of Malverne, New York, co-chair of University of Scranton Programming Board (USPB) mission and identity; junior Cameron Hughes of Fairport, New York, co-chair of USPB mission and identity; Delicia Alarcon, program coordinator for the University’s Cross Cultural Centers; and junior Christopher Olsen of Farmingdale, New York, chair of USPB. Standing: are senior Amy Arias of Bronx, New York, president of the United Colors Organization; Rebecca Beal, Ph.D., professor and chair of the University’s Department of English and Theatre and moderator of Sigma Tau Delta; freshman Brion Harris of Amityville, New York, student staff of the University’s Jane Kopas Women’s Center and Cross Cultural Centers; Michael Ritterbeck, assistant director of the University’s Center for Student Engagement; senior Elizabeth Polishan of Clarks Summit, president of Sigma Tau Delta, the national honor society in English; and guest speaker Dr. Johnson.

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