February 1, 2013

Sara Lynn McCall, Graduate Assistant

VSU Celebrates Black History Week: Feb. 3 - 9

VALDOSTA – As the nation observes the achievements of black men and women in history throughout February, Valdosta State University will host a week of events and activities from Sunday, Feb. 3, to Saturday, Feb. 9 that promote positive diversity on campus. VSU’s Black History Week is sponsored by the university’s chapter of the NAACP, Black Student League (BSL) and National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC).

Schedule of events:

A Day of Praise and Worship 

Sunday, Feb. 3, at 10 a.m.

New Life Ministries


Little Known Black History Facts

Monday, Feb. 4, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Student Union


Black History Quiz Bowl

Monday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m.

Student Union Meeting Room II


Unity Dinner

Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 7 - 9 p.m.

Student Union Ballrooms

Business casual required to attend.


The American Spiritual Ensemble

Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m.

Whitehead Auditorium


It’s Showtime at the Apollo

Thursday, Feb. 7, from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Student Union Theater


An All Black Affair

Friday, Feb. 8, from 7 - 10 p.m.

Student Union Ballrooms B and C


A Day of Service

Saturday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Second Harvest Food Bank


Kid’s Black History Day

Saturday, Feb. 9, from 12 – 4 p.m.

Boys & Girls Club

Free lunch will be provided to those who actively participate all day.


For more information about the events, contact Kelli Williams, BSL president, at kellwilliams@valdosta.edu