UIC Black History Month
The UIC Black History Month 2023 Student Planning Committee welcomes students, faculty, and staff to partake in this year’s recognition of Black History Month.
Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by Africans and African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of Black people in U.S. history. In recognition, several campus events have been scheduled by the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Join us as we celebrate this year’s theme, Black University. Black University represents community and coming together as a Black student body. This month will be a celebration of Blackness in academia in order to make the Black students at UIC feel seen and supported. Through engaging conversations and fun events, we hope to highlight all different shades of Black students, faculty, and staff on campus. Let’s celebrate Black culture together as we create a space for ourselves!
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Black History Month Planning Committee
Black History Month (BHM) at UIC is a collaborative effort between students, staff and faculty here at the university. The Center for Student Involvement is thankful for their support. The following are co-sponsors & collaborators for BHM 2022:
African-American Cultural Center
African American Academic Network
African Student Council
Black Student Union
Black Grad Student Association
Chancellors Committee on the Status of Blacks
Fraternity and Sorority Life
National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs Inc. – UIC
National Society of Black Engineers UIC Chapter
Office of Diversity Equity & Engagement
Women’s Leadership And Resource Center