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Black History Month Events

Third Annual Black Excellence Awards – Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Pi Mu Chapter

Feb. 17, 7 p.m., Erickson Alumni Center 
This event celebrates all black undergraduate students who have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.



Register to Vote & Open Mic Night  
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Feb. 18, 2020- 7 p.m. Blue Ballroom Mountainlair
CBCR, Center for Service and Learning, and the NAACP 
Come and register to VOTE! There will be booths available for online registration or just come grab a form to mail in. Also  Open Mic open to all WVU Students! Sing a song, do comedy, read poetry, do a dance routine, perform you Rap, all are welcomed! (bring music on USB drive please).  Refreshments provided.  F REE and Open to the public.


Third Annual Celebration of Diversity & Inclusion at WVU through Athletics Women's Basketball Game

Feb. 22, 5 p.m., WVU Coliseum
Booths will include activities such as arts, coloring, games and giveaways. Each participant will receive an “I Belong” t-shirt and WVU students will also receive free admission to the game.



Black Minds Matter – Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Pi Mu Chapter

Feb. 25, 6 p.m., Life Sciences Building, Room G11
“Black Minds Matter” will address the mental ailments black students face on a daily basis and provide solutions to these challenges. The seminar will be led by keynote speaker Anthony Ferguson, who currently serves as the Midwestern Regional Executive Director for Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. 


SGA Intersectionality Coalition

Feb. 27, 7 p.m., Mountainlair Ballrooms
The purpose of an Intersectionality Coalition is to provide underrepresented students a platform on campus. The Student Government Association will initiate and house this coalition so that underrepresented students can collaborate and be heard on campus.

Also of note: The fraternities and sororities of the National Pan-Hellenic Council will also host a series of educational programs and service projects throughout Black History Month. For information about these programs, follow @NPHCWVU on Twitter or @WVU.NPHC on Instagram.



Intercommunal Allyship in Practice: Showing up for the Black LGBTQ+ Community

UPDATED March 24, 2020- 7 p.m., Monongahela Room at the Mountainlair (This is a change from the previous date of February 20.)
CBC&R & LGBTQ+ Center

A panel discussion to discuss the challenges of the Black LGBTQ+ community and the support available on campus.


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