S&T events highlight Black History Month

    February is national Black History Month, and the community is invited to celebrate with Missouri University of Science and Technology. The following events will be a part of the celebration:


    • Black History Month Celebration: 7-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, in St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener Center, Harlem Nights Casino theme. Join S&T students for a comedy performance, along with games, food, music and raffles.
    • Dinner to Jazz: 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Hasselmann Alumni House, 1100 N. Pine St. in Rolla. This year’s theme is “Gatsby Noire” and will include dancing, poetry and vocal performances, as well as dinner. Early bird tickets are $25 for Missouri S&T students and $30 for non-S&T students until Monday, Feb. 11. Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 12, ticket prices rise by $5. Formal attire is suggested for attendees. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for tickets.
    The National Society of Black Engineers will also host a Pre-College Initiative Weekend Feb. 21-24 with an “Explore, Engineer and Elevate” theme. The weekend of activities will provide opportunities for African-American high school students interested in careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to explore education at Missouri S&T.
    Black History Month events are coordinated by Missouri S&T’s Student Diversity Initiatives, the Association of Black Students and the Black History Month planning committee.
    For more information about Black History Month events at S&T, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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