The African American Cultural Center (AACC) and UConn Library invite you to the 2023 Black History Month Closing Ceremony. This year’s ceremony features a talk, “Overboard: Black Resistance and the Middle Passage,” given by Dr. Rik Stevenson, Professor of African American Studies at the University of Florida. Dr Stevenson’s research explores Black resistance in the […]
To the UConn Community: Over the past week, we have all seen with great concern and sorrow the devastating impact of the Feb. 6 earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, and on behalf of the UConn community, we would like to express our sympathy for those affected by this major natural disaster. The University of Connecticut […]
The Office for Diversity and Inclusion would like to express our concern and support for the people of Turkey and Syria who are experiencing the aftermath of a devastating earthquake. We stand in solidarity with members of the UConn community and their families who have been adversely impacted by this recent tragedy. Please know that […]
Throughout the year the Center prides itself on sponsoring programming that celebrates African American heritage and history. For the entire month of February, which has been nationally designated Black History Month, the Center works especially hard to celebrate African American legacy and culture through various lectures, workshops, exhibits, and artistic symposiums. This year’s events include: […]
The African American Cultural Center (AACC), in collaboration with USG, is presenting special guest speaker, Dr. Cornel West for the opening ceremony for Black History Month. This in-person event will take place Thursday, Feb 2, at 7:00 in McHugh Hall, room 102. This lecture is free and open to the entire UConn community.
The Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Provost’s Office would like to remind you of several celebrations, commemorations, and moments of raising awareness for members of our community during the month of February: Heritage Month Celebrations: Black History Month (February): Black History month celebrates Black and African American history, culture, achievements, and excellence. It […]