Gloria Lawlah, secretary of the Maryland Department of Aging, will encourage students to have a successful spring semester as the keynote speaker for the Spring Convocation on Wednesday, Feb. 5, kicking off the campus-wide Black History Month celebration.
The Spring Convocation starts at 10 a.m. in the Samuel Myers Auditorium in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Communication Arts Center. The convocation marks the official beginning of the spring semester.
Other notable Black History Month events are:
- Batik Master Class Workshop
Black Box Theatre, Fine and Performing Arts Center
- Tuesday, Feb. 11, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., Demonstration
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1–3 p.m., Hands-On Workshop
Thursday, Feb. 13, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Hands-On Workshop
Friday, Feb. 14, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Hands-On Workshop
Description: Join the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art and delve into the rich history and technique of Batik during a four-day workshop series led by world-renowned Nigerian artist Tunde Odunlade.
Visit the BSU website for the full Black History Month calendar.