Wheeling Jesuit University to hold Black History Month Convocation ceremony

  WJU News
  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 1:35 PM
  WJU News, Student Services

Wheeling, WV

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Wheeling Jesuit University will hold a Black History Month Convocation ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. in the Center for Education Technologies (CET) Recital Hall. This year's theme is "Because of Them, We Can."

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion aims to promote cultural awareness, increase student involvement in the community, promote students’ rights and facilitate communication with all of campus.

The ceremony will begin in song with "Lift Every Voice and Sing," followed by remarks and presentations from students in the Black Student Union (BSU) and a convocation address given by Bruce E. Mitchell II, West Virginia district director-elect for Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. 

If you would like to learn more information about this event, please contact Javier McCoy, coordinator of Diversity and Inclusion, at jmccoy@wju.edu or 304-243-2390.

Wheeling Jesuit University is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the country offering 25 majors and concentrations, 15 minors, and six graduate programs. The University provides a Jesuit, Catholic, liberal arts education, and our affordable programs unite the Jesuit tradition of intellectual excellence allowing students to receive an education for life, leadership and service with and among others. The 65-acre campus is situated on the Ohio River 50 miles south of Pittsburgh, and two hours east of Columbus, in Wheeling, WV.

Press Contact

WJU News
news@wju.edu
304-243-8160


Subscribe

  RSS


Connect

  Facebook

  Twitter

  YouTube

  Instagram

  Snapchat


Yearly Archive

  2019

  2018

  2017

  2016 & Older