Traditional dance, soul food and poetry highlight Black History Month events at Thiel College

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Thiel College’s Organization of Black Collegiates, an inclusive organization to promote and raise cultural awareness around the campus, is hosting a series of events to recognize and celebrate Black History Month.

“Black History Month events are centered on raising awareness of the minority culture on campus and recognizing the important contributions African-Americans made throughout history and continue to make today,” Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Anthony E. Jones said. “The campus community appreciates OBC’s campus leadership in educating the Thiel community about minority issues in ways that are open, respectful and educational for everyone.”

Featured events include:

OBC plans events throughout the last full week of February every year to celebrate Black History Month. For a full list of Black History Month events and other activities go to Thiel College calendar of events.

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Thiel College is an independent college founded in the Lutheran tradition. Located in Greenville, Pa., the College offers 60 majors and minors, 24 varsity sports, and an 11:1 student-faculty ratio. The College is also home to a new Master of Science in speech-language pathology and 2Master of Business Administration. Both master’s degree programs offer innovative and accelerated five-year paths which allow students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. The speech-language pathology program also has an accelerated 15-month graduate-level program. The M.B.A. program also has a 12-month post-graduate program.A dedicated faculty paired with dynamic research and internship opportunities produce numerous graduate school and job placements. Coeducational from its beginnings, the College remains committed to combining tradition with innovation as it celebrates 150 years.