Walsh University invites our community to join in the national celebration of Black History Month. Using the guiding principle of Kuumba, which means creativity in Swahili, we seek “to always do as much as we can, in the way we can, to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.” 

For the Culture: Black History Month Kickoff

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 1st, 2023
Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Location: Barrette Center

Join Black Student Union as we celebrate the start of Black History Month. Meet the BSU executive board, find out more about Multicultural Affairs, and engage in other fun activities.

Sponsored by Black Student Union and Multicultural Affairs

Black History Month Trivia

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 8th, 2023
Time: 11:30AM – 1:00PM
Location: David Center Atrium

How much do you know about black history? Participants spin the wheel, test their knowledge, and learn facts about black history. Free BSU swag and raffle prize entry for participating.

Sponsored by Black Student Union

Black History Month Community Spotlight

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 15th, 2023
Time: 11:30AM – 2:00PM
Location: David Center Atrium

Join Multicultural Affairs as we highlight minority businesses serving Stark County. Come learn about these businesses and their contribution to the spirit of entrepreneurship within the community. Participants can also engage with local agencies with opportunities to get involved.

Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs

Community Impact Forum: Policing in America

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 22nd, 2023
Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Location: Barrette Center – Conference Rooms B and C

Campus and Local Community leaders lead the university in a discussion on policing in America and its impact on college students. What are your concerns or questions? Come join in this important discussion! This event will be moderated by the Pre-Law club and their advisor.

Sponsored by Multicultural Affairs, Black Student Union, Pre-Law Club & Campus Police

After Hours: Soul Music Session

Date: Friday, Feb. 24th, 2023
Time: 7:30pm-10:30pm
Location: David Center Game Room – Lower Level

Let us take you on a journey of great soul music. Join Multicultural Affairs and OSA as they host a special afterhours featuring two live musical artists. Snacks and beverages will be provided. All students welcome. For 21+, you must present your ID at the event. Must register in advance here: After Hours Registration

Sponsored by Multicultural Affairs and the Office of Student Activities

Soul Food Sunday

Date: Sunday, Feb. 26th, 2023
Time: 4:00PM – 6:00PM
Location: Barrette Center – Conference Rooms A, B, & C

Join us for this university tradition where we wrap up our Black History Month celebration with great food, performances, and a time of togetherness. Food will be served. Advance registration required. Deadline to register is Friday, February 17th at 12 noon. Register Here.

Sponsored by Multicultural Affairs and Black Student Union