More Than 20 Events At Onondaga Community College Will Honor Black History Month

Monday, January 30
Jaded Mahone: Acoustic, Singer, Songwriter
11:10 am – 12:20 pm in the Gordon Student Center Dining Commons

The month of February
Black History Month Display Booth in the Gordon Student Center lobby

Photo Display: “A History of the Black Community of Syracuse (1700-1970)
Coulter Library, second floor

Thursday, February 2
Musical Performance: by renowned “Hip Hop Artist Rachel Brown”
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Gordon Student Center Dining Commons

Friday, February 3
Musical Performance: “Lee Whitted Plays the Great American Songbook”
11:10 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. in Storer Auditorium

Monday, February 6
Comedian: “Ronnie Jordan ”
11:10 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. in the Gordon Student Center Dining Commons

Wednesday, February 8
Poetry Performance by Award-Winning Poet Omanii Abdullah
11:10 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. in Mawhinney Hall, M245
AND
7 – 8 p.m. in Residence Hall B – Lounge

Thursday, February 9
Presentation: “African American Women, Part 1: Uplifting as We Climb” by professors Tara Ross, J.D. and Ednita Wright, Ph.D.
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in Mawhinney Hall, M245

Friday, February 10
Performance: OCC African Percussion Ensemble
11:15 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. in Storer Auditorium

Monday, February 13
Panel Discussion: “How to Make More Money, Part 1: Increase Your Employment Value ” featuring Professors Jim Place (English) and Dea Palmer, Assistant Director, Human Resources. Moderated by Professor Mark Muhammad (English, Reading and Communication)
11:10 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. in Mawhinney Hall, M245

“Onondaga’s 5th Annual Gospel Fest”
6 – 8 p.m. in Storer Auditorium

Thursday, February 16
Presentation: “African American Women, Part 2: I’m a Survivor: The Help to the First Lady” by professors Tara Ross, J.D. and Ednita Wright, Ph.D.
3:30 – 5:30 p.m. in Mawhinney Hall, M245

Friday, February 17
The Department of English, Reading & Communication presents: “Election 2008: A Conversation in Heaven”, authored by Professor Theresa Mohamed, Ed.D. Directed by Professor Emeritus Shirley Myrus. Performances by Onondaga professors: Omanii Abdullah, Thomas Boll, Mark Muhammad, Michael O’Connor, Christian Sisack, and student Michelle Footman.

11:10 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m. in Storer Auditorium

Light Refreshments will be served & books will be available for purchase.

Monday, February 20
Panel Discussion: “How to Make More Money, Part 2: Be Your Own Boss” moderated by Onondaga professor Mark Muhammad
11:10 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. in Mawhinney Hall, M245

Tuesday, February 21
“Interviews with TV Anchor George Kilpatrick”, CEO, Kilpatrick Media and Marketing. Hosted by Professor Mark Muhammad
12:30 – 1:45 p.m. in Mawhinney Hall, M245

Wednesday, February 22
Panel Discussion: “Baby Mama Drama” presented by Crystal Jones-Davis
3:30 – 5 p.m. in Whitney Applied Technology Center, W101

Film: “Killer of Sheep” Directed by Charles Burnett
Moderated by Professor Michael O’Connor
5 -7:30 p.m. in Mawhinney Hall, M245

Monday, February 27
Lecture: “Observations on Selecting a President”
by Dr. Bruce R. Hare, OCC Social Sciences department
11:10 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. in Mawhinney Hall, M245

Wednesday, February 29
Video presentation “History of Hip Hop”
7 – 9 p.m. in Storer Auditorium

All events are sponsored by Arts Across Campus, English/Reading/Communication, Human Services, Nursing, Social Sciences, Diversity Council, Diversity Services, EOP, Human Resources and External Relations, JOBSplus!, Judicial Affairs, International Student Services, Placement Office, Residence Life, Student Activities, and the Teaching Center.

To request disability related accommodations at the above events, please call the Disability Services Office at 498-2245 seven days in advance.