Simmons Celebrates Black History Month

The collaborative Black History Month Program is coordinated by Multicultural Affairs/Student Life Office and is sponsored by the Black Student Organization (BSO), Campus Activities Board (CAB), Council of Black Administrators, Faculty and Staff (BAFAS), Multicultural Affairs, and the Office of Student Leadership and Activities and the Division of Student Life.

For further information, please contact Lisa Smith-McQueenie, Assistant Dean for Student Life and Director of Multicultural Affairs, at 617-521-2124 or email

Download the 2009 Black History Month Schedule of Events

02/01/09 Superbowl Mixer
Smith Hall Lounge
5pm - 10pm
02/02/09 Cake Cutting
Fens Lobby
10am - 1pm
02/04/09 Sister Circle: "Power of Our Presence"
Special Functions Room
5pm - 7pm
02/05/09 Simmons Professors Dr. Johnnie Hamilton-Mason and Dr. Hugo Kamya
Discussing the continued impact of AIDS in the Black community.
Faculty Staff Dining Room
4:30pm - 6:30pm
02/06/09 National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Free Testing by Project Trust
L-201/L-202, 2nd Floor
Lefavour Hall
11am - 4pm
02/09/09 Let's Dance: Hip-Hop Style
3rd Floor, Holmes Sports Center Dance Studio
7pm - 9pm
02/10/09 CAB Movie Night: Breakin'
Quadside Cafe
7pm - 9pm
02/11/09 Swagger Like Us: Make Your Own Hip-Hop Teez Fundraiser
Student Activities Conference Room - 11am - 3pm
Bartol Small - 11am - 3pm
$5 to make / $2 to cut
02/13/09 Floetry: A Hip-Hop Free Flow
Linda K. Parensky Conference Center
7pm - 9pm
$2 Suggested Donation
02/18/09 Blaxploitation: Black Female Sexuality within the Media from the past to the Present
L-428, 4th Floor / Lefavour Hall
6pm - 8pm
02/19/09 From '08 Debates to President of the United States: Economic and Health Care Issues
In collaboration with the Simmons Democrats and Republicans
Kotzen Meeting Room
3pm - 5pm
02/21/09 Soul Food Dinner and Showcase
Linda K. Parensky Conference Center
5pm - 7pm
$5 Admission for Non-Simmons Guests
02/25/09 Love & Its Bad Habits: Part Deux
In collaboration with Harvard's Black Men's Forum
Kotzen Meeting Room
6pm - 8pm
02/27/09 Hip-Hop Exhibition
Alumnae Hall
6pm - 9pm
$3 Suggested Donation