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Feb. 7, 2012
Contact: Steve Rottinghaus, Baker University public relations director, (785) 594-8330 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

University to celebrate Black History Month

Baldwin City, Kan. — Baker University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs, the student-run diversity organization Mungano and Dining Services will be host to several events for Black History Month in February.

Here is the schedule of events: Baker-arch1

Thursday, Feb. 9

8 p.m. — Tuskegee Airmen presentation, Mungano Room, Harter Union, Room 17

Friday, Feb. 10

6:45 p.m. — “Red Tails” movie night, Hollywood Theaters – South Wind 12, Lawrence
Free for all Baker students
Baker vans leave at 6:15 p.m. from Harter Union

Sunday, Feb. 12

10:45 a.m. — Visit 9th Street Baptist Church, 901 Tennessee St., Lawrence
Baker students receive a free meal courtesy the church
Members off Mungano will leave at 10 a.m. from Harter Union Lobby.

Thursday, Feb. 16

7 p.m. — Generation Program, Mungano Room, Harter Union, Room 17
African-American Baker alumni will speak to the current Mungano members about their experiences as African-American students at Baker University.

Tuesday, Feb. 21

5:30 p.m.-6:15 p.m. — Soul Food Dinner, Allen Dining Hall
Enjoy tradition African-American dishes and learn the rich history behind the foods.
Cost is $7 for the public and students who do not have a Baker University meal plan

Thursday, Feb. 23–Sunday, Feb. 26

35th Annual Big XII Conference on Black Student Leadership
Members of Mungano will travel to Norman, Okla., to attend this leadership conference. They will provide a presentation about their experiences.

Thursday, March 1

8 p.m. — Black History Trivia Night, Owens Audio-Visual Room

For more information about the events, contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at (785) 594-8364.


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