Black History Month Celebration
Black History Month Celebration is the celebration of the history, culture, traditions and contributions of African Americans. The celebration is recognized every February.
Black Excellence 365 – The Blackout: Black Student Organization Showcase
Friday, February 3, 2023 - 6:00pm-8:00pm
Location: Kirkhof Center Lobby
The Blackout: Black Student Organization Showcase, is an opportunity for students to engage with Black and Afro led registered student organizations and learn about how they can get involved. Come out and enjoy some food, music, and games with your Black and Afro led registered student organizations!
NPHC Night with GVSU Basketball
Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 6:00pm (Women’s Game), 8:00pm (Men’s Game)
Location: GVSU Fieldhouse Arena
The National Pan-Hellenic Council will be celebrated during the GVSU Women’s and Men’s Basketball games. Come learn about the NPHC at GVSU and enjoy a performance from our organizations during halftime of the Men’s game.
Taste of Soul
Friday, February 17, 2023 - 12:00pm-1:00pm
Location: Holton-Hooker Living and Learning Center (HHLC) – Multipurpose Room
Join us to share in the deep Southern, African-American tradition of soul food. This style of cooking originated when African Americans, enslaved, were given the leftover scraps. With the items that were available, a variety of wholesome dishes were created. Come try a sample of the dishes we know as soul food.
For the Culture: Quiz Bowl
Friday, March 17, 2023 - 2:00pm-5:00pm
Location: DeVos Center (Pew Campus) – Charles W. Loosemore Auditorium (DEV122E)
In collaboration with the GVSU African & African American Studies program, our quiz bowl will focus on Africa and the Diaspora as it relates to history, language, geography, culture, music, and anything else you can think of. Flex your knowledge, eat some good food, and see if you can walk away with one of our great prizes! To register, visit www.gvsu.edu/aaas/quizbowl.