The College of Staten Island, along with institutions across the country, will celebrate Black History Month during February 2012. The College’s Pluralism and Diversity Committee is currently in the process of identifying potential programs and events to host at the College during the month-long celebration. 

We want to reach out to you at this juncture to ask for your active participation and/or ideas for potential events, speakers, and collaborations. You might have an idea for a program/event that coincides with an area of personal or research interest. You may know of a member of the greater Staten Island community who should be invited to speak at the College. Attendance by your students at a scheduled program/event during Black History Month could be a required assignment noted in your course syllabus if the focus of the program supports the course theme. You may also be willing to give a presentation on a topic related to your own research.   

If you have an idea for an event/program/speaker, would like to give a presentation related to your own research, or would like to have your class involved with the College’s celebration of Black History Month, please contact us by Wednesday, Nov. 30. The goal is to finalize the actual slate of programs and events in early December. 

We wish you a successful ending to the fall semester and thank you for your support of the College’s Pluralism and Diversity efforts.