2017 Archives

SMU celebrates Black History Month

February 3, 2017

Black History Month CollageDALLAS (SMU) — SMU is celebrating Black History Month during February with a variety of programs and presentations.

The observance is coordinated by the Association of Black Students and SMU's Office of Multicultural Student Affairs. The month includes movies and the annual Black Excellence Ball.

A calendar of events follows. Please send questions to multicultural@smu.edu.

  • Friday, February 3

     Film Screening: Color of Friendship
     7 p.m. | McCord Auditorium


  • Wednesday, February 15

     African Culture Fair & Art Showcase
     7 p.m. | HT Commons


  • Friday, February 10

     Film Screening: American Promise
     7 p.m. | McCord Auditorium


  • Monday, February 13

     ABS Meeting
     6 p.m. | HT Forum


  • Thursday, February 16

     Girl Chat
     Time | Location TBA

     Sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.


  • Friday, February 17

     Film Screening: Muhammed Ali
     7 p.m. | McCord Auditorium

     Sponsored by the Athletic Department


  • Monday, February 20

     Black History Month Luncheon
     12-2 p.m. | Karcher Auditorium
     *RSVP required to smublsa@gmail.com

     Sponsored by the Black Law Students Association 


  • Tuesday, February 21st

     Black Professional Networking
     7 p.m. | Location

     Sponsored by the National Pan-Hellenic Council


  • Thursday, February 23

     Black History Month Chapel
     11 am | Perkins Chapel

     Sponsored by the Black Seminarians Association


  • Friday, February 24

     Progression of a Black Woman
     7 p.m. | HT Theatre

     Sponsored by Sisters Supporting Sisters


  • Saturday, February 25

     Black Excellence Ball
     7 p.m. | HT Ballrooms
     Tickets: *Tickets required https://link.smu.edu/events/black-excellence-ball

     Sponsored by the Black Student Alumni Association


  • Monday, February 27

     ABS Meeting: Know Your Rights
     6 p.m. | HT Forum


  • Tuesday, February 28

     BHM Cookout
     7 p.m. |HT Varsity


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