February 11, 2003
Celebrates Black History Month with Campus Activities
University, PA---(www.lincoln.edu) Lincoln University
is saluting Black History Month during the month of February
with a number events that recognize the accomplishments
and contributions of African Americans throughout history.
of the on-campus events and festivities celebrate the
African-American culture and
individuals who have made significant contributions to
the Black community. A number of the
Universitys Black History Month events are sponsored
by Lincolns Office of Student Activities
and other student-run organizations. Except where noted,
all events are free and open to the
public. The following is a list of upcoming campus events:
Wednesday, February 12--Writers &
Music Tour with Tyree, Student Union Building, Multi-purpose
Room, 6:30 p.m.- 9 p.m.
Thursday, February 13--Spritual Connection Equals Peace
of Self (SCEPOS) presents Unplugged Student
poetry club recites
original and historical compilations. Student Union BuildingMulti-purpose
Room, 8 p.m.-11 p.m.
Monday, February 17---Honorable Judge Greg Mathis Lecture:
From Gang to Gavel---Inspiring Victory Over Todays
Life Challenges. Star of Americas fastest
growing television judge show, Judge Mathis was selected
as one of the countrys youngest judges 15 years
after leaving jail and the streets of Detroit. Manuel
Rivero Hall (main gym), 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Admission is
free to Lincoln students, faculty & staff; non-Lincoln
students, $3; and general public, $5.
Thursday, February 20---Entrepreneurs
Black Market. Lincoln University entrepreneurs,
which includes faculty, staff and students, showcase,
sell and trade personal products, Student Union Building,
Multi-purpose Room, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Thursday, February 27---Blast From the Past---The
Black Experience. Faculty, staff and students
talent showcase their talents as they portray a wide range
of music artists from the 50s, 60s and up through the
90s and beyond. Musical portrayals will include James
Brown, New Edition, The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Chaka
Khan, The OJays, Temptations, Mary J. Blige, Whitney
Houston, Luther Vandross, The Emotions, Run DMC and many
more. Manual Rivero Hall, Auxilliary Gym, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
Admission is free to Lincoln students, faculty & staff;
non-Lincoln students, $3; and general public, $5.
in 1854 as Americas first Historically Black University,
Lincoln University combines the best elements of a liberal
arts and sciences-based undergraduate core curriculum
and selected graduate programs to meet the needs of students
living in a highly technological and global society.
University is nationally recognized as a major producer
of African Americans with undergraduate degrees in the
physical sciences (biology, chemistry and physics); computer
and information sciences; and biological and life sciences.
In addition, Lincoln is ranked first in Pennsylvania in
the same categories.
April 2003 through May 2004, the University will celebrate
its sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary, with an array
of campus and external events, activities and announcements.
For more information about Black History Month events
at Lincoln or other University news, please visit us on
the web at www.lincoln.edu.