February is national Black History Month, and the Missouri University of Science and Technology is inviting the public to join its celebration, which includes a variety of events and activities.
Some of the events scheduled as a part of the celebration include:
— Black History Month Celebration: 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 22 in the St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener Center. Join S&T students for a comedy performance, along with games, food, music and more, all following a “Harlem Nights Casino” theme.
— Dinner to Jazz: 6 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at Hasselmann Alumni House, 1100 N. Pine St. in Rolla. This year’s theme is “Gatsby Noire” and will include dancing, poetry and vocal performances, as well as dinner. Early bird tickets are $25 for Missouri S&T students and $30 for non-S&T students until Monday. Beginning Tuesday, ticket prices rise by $5. Formal attire is suggested for attendees. Email email@example.com for tickets.
— The National Society of Black Engineers will host a Pre-College Initiative Weekend Feb. 21 through 24 with an “Explore, Engineer and Elevate” theme. The weekend of activities will provide opportunities for African-American high school students interested in careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to explore education at Missouri S&T.
Black History Month events are coordinated by Missouri S&T’s Student Diversity Initiatives, the Association of Black Students and the Black History Month planning committee.
For more information about Black History Month events at S&T, email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
(Editor’s note: Information provided by Missouri S&T.)