CU Announces Events in Celebration of Black History

For Immediate Release: 
Feb 14 2008

CONTACT: Nancy Ellison, Director, Multicultural Affairs

CU Announces Events in Celebration of Black History

Athens, W.Va. – Nancy Ellison, director of multicultural affairs at Concord University, announces the following events scheduled for the spring 2008 semester in celebration of black history:

Thursday, February 28, 7 p.m., Student Union State Room: Martin Luther King Celebration.

Winners of a writing competition will present excerpts from their essays. This event is sponsored by a grant from the Higher Education Policy Commission.

Monday, April 14, 1 p.m., Alexander Fine Arts Center Main Theater: Nikki Giovanni, world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator will speak.

Monday, April 14, 9 p.m., Student Center Subway Stage: K.J. James, one of the country’s most celebrated blues artists and one of the most beloved campus entertainers in the nation will perform. His credits include five consecutive NACA Campus Entertainer-Of-The-Year awards. This event is sponsored by the Student Activities Committee.

All events are free, and the public is invited.


CONCORD UNIVERSITY NOTES: Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison, 1-304-384-6086 or 1-800-344-6679, extension 6086 if special assistance or help is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.