TCU Black History Month 2006 Events Calendar

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    TCU Black History Month 2006Wednesday, February 1
    Kickoff – Real Talk
    SC Lounge
    12:00 p.m.
    Student-led discussion on various topics that revolve around the Black community in Fort Worth and on the TCU campus.

    Worship Service & Fellowship Dinner Honoring Black History
    Robert Carr Chapel
    5:15 p.m.
    A nod to various leaders who have been instrumental in the Civil Rights arena, theology, social issues and more. A free fellowship dinner immediately following the service. Fellowship dinner immediately following service.
    Co-sponsored with University Ministries

    Saturday, February 4
    Alpha Phi Alpha Funkytown Stompdown
    Ed Landreth Auditorium
    6:30 p.m.
    The men of Alpha Phi Alpha bring you the first ever college stepshow competition at TCU. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Tickets are $10 and will be sold in the main during lunch time Wednesday and Thursday.

    Tuesday, February 7
    Tribute to Lost Pioneers in 2005
    SC Lounge
    4:00 p.m.
    A display honoring leaders in the African American community who passed in 2005.

    Friday, February 10
    Delta Sigma Theta Crimson & CrŠme Pageant
    SC Ballroom
    7:18 p.m.
    The Ladies of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. host their scholarship pageant whose funds are raised by the men participants. Another portion of the funds raised from the pageant go toward the Thika Memorial Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya. There is a wing in this hospital that was founded by Delta Sigma Theta in 1955 and it helps first time mothers with prenatal care and postnatal care.

    Tuesday, February 14
    Brite Black Seminarians Union Chapel Series I
    Using Our Legacy to Enhance Our Future – Africa
    Robert Carr Chapel
    11:00 a.m.
    A three-part series from the Brite Black Seminarians kicks off with a look at the historical religious influence from Africa. Reverend Alphie Wines, a Brite Divinity Ph.D. student, will bless the community with the Word of God.

    Wednesday, February 15
    Alpha Kappa Alpha First Steps
    Ed Landreth Auditorium
    7:08 p.m.
    The Ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. sponsors its 4th Annual First Steps event which features a step competition between Panhellenic sororities for prizes.

    Thursday, February 16
    BET – Black Entertainers at TCU
    Presents: African Americans in Entertainment
    SC Ballroom
    6:00 p.m.
    Student initiated event whose goal is to enrich students/staff/faculty of all backgrounds on the history of African Americans in the entertainment industry. Choreographed and directed by Junior Ballet/Modern Dance major, Marcus Nicholson.

    Saturday, February 18
    Soul Steppers 4th Annual Step Show
    Ed Landreth Auditorium
    7:20 p.m.
    The Soul Steppers once again bring their program together to collaborate with other student organizations for the purpose of fellowship and minister through stepping.

    Monday, February 20
    NPHC Jazz Caf‚
    Foster Hall, 2nd Floor Lobby
    7:00 p.m.
    The Jazz Cafe serves up its third year highlighting the singing and poetry talents of students, faculty, and staff. Free coffee and snacks provided.

    Tuesday, February 21
    Brite Black Seminarians Union Chapel Series II
    Using Our Legacy to Enhance Our Future – Caribbean
    Robert Carr Chapel
    11:00 a.m.
    Second series which looks at the religious aspects brought to American through Caribbean influence. Reverend Dollie Pankey, Brite alumnae, will lead this service.

    Wednesday, February 22
    ITF Luncheon
    SC 205-206
    12:00 p.m.
    This month’s diversity topic honors the month by highlighting Black cultural entertainment.

    Thursday, February 23
    Night at the Apollo
    SC Ballroom
    7:00 p.m.
    The Apollo Theatre is at TCU for this evening only as students display their talents to compete for a $200 cash prize. But they first have to endure the Sandman and booing from the crowd!

    Tuesday, February 28
    Brite Black Seminarians Union Chapel Series III
    Using Our Legacy to Enhance Our Future – African American
    Robert Carr Chapel
    11:00 a.m.
    Finale in the three-part series which features a service encompassing all traditions through the Black Church in America. Reverend Ralph Emerson from Rising Star Baptist Church will preach during this ceremony.

    Greg Trevi¤o
    Director, Intercultural Services
    TCU Box 297090
    Fort Worth, TX 76129
    817-257-5551
    817-257-5666 Fax
    www.diversity.tcu.edu