Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Black History Month Events

Enjoy a variety of college-wide exhibits and activities sponsored by the CCAC Offices of Student Life, the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, and the North Campus World Cultures Club to celebrate Black History Month in February. 

Allegheny Campus

DateEvent DescriptionRoom/LocationTime
Month of FebruaryNotable African American Display.  Each week the display will focus on a different area of discipline.SSC Café and Milton Rotunda 
Month of February"From Slavery to Freedom" viewing at the Heinz History Center which tells the chronological narrative of slavery in Western PA and America.Heinz History Center 
February 11We the People, CLO visits Allegheny Campus for a musical and theatrical performance using the preamble of the U.S. Constitution.SSC Auditorium11:00am
February 18Film showing of "The Help". Movie will be played on repeat over the course of the day.SSC Auditorium9:00am-4:30pm
February 27

Black History Festival: Celebrate Black History Month with FREE buffet lunch for students, music, storytelling and interactive art.

West Hall/Cougars' Den10:00am-2:00pm

Boyce Campus

DateEvent DescriptionRoom/LocationTime

TBD

Calvin Price Steel Pan Band

Student UnionTBD

Month of February

Display Wall highlighting Black History Month

  

February 5

Tour of the August Wilson Center

S52110:45am

February 5

Gregory Gibson Kenney “I Had a Dream: A Conversation with a Friend” Martin Luther King, Jr. presentation.

Lecture Hall12:00pm

February 12

Movie “The Tuskegee Airmen”. Presented by the Office of Diversity.

W41311:30am

February 13

Bridgette Purdue, Singer

Student Union11:30am-12:30pm

February 20

Movie “The Help”. Presented by the Office of Diversity.

W41311:30am

North Campus

DateEvent DescriptionRoom/LocationTime

February 14

Gregory Gibson Kenney “I Had a Dream: A Conversation with a Friend” Martin Luther King, Jr. presentation

Room 300211:30am

February 15

Field Trip to Heinz History Center “Slavery to Freedom” exhibit”. Departs from North Campus.

Heinz History Center1:00pm-4:00pm

February 16

Pittsburgh Dance Council, Kyle Abraham, Boyz n the Hood: Pavement. Tickets are available for purchase in the Student Life Office.

Byham Theater8:00pm

February 18

Joy Ike, Singer and Songwriter

Atrium Stage11:30am-1:00pm

February 25

Big Read movie event “The Heart if a Lonely Hunter”. Presented by the Office of Diversity.

Room 30021:00pm-3:00pm

February 28

Inter Faith Fair – Forum of different religions sharing traditions. Presented by the World Cultures Club and the Office of Diversity.

Atrium11:30am-1:00pm

South Campus

DateEvent DescriptionRoom/LocationTime

February 5

Lunch and Movie: The Help

Cafeteria

11:00 am & 1:00 pm

February 12

Please Keep Your Seat: A conversation with Rosa Parks. Actor Greg Kenney explores the life and times of Rosa Parks using dramatic interpretation.

Cafeteria

11:00 am

February 25

Leadership from all Perspectives: Chaz Kellem is the Diversity Manager for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He will speak to students about the value of including historically marginalized voices in our day to day leadership

Tiger’s Lair

11:00 am

February 27

Camara Drum & Dance Performance/Instruction:  Born in the village of Boke, Guinea, West Africa, Yamoussa Camara took to his drum at an early age. He teaches dance at CMU, teaches drumming at the Irma Freeman Ctr for Imagination and teaches children for Citiparks Community Enrichment Programs After School Academy

Gym

10:00 am

February 27

Lunch and Movie: Something the Lord Made

Cafeteria

11:00 am & 1:00 pm

CCAC Centers

DateEvent DescriptionRoom/LocationTime
Month of FebruaryNotable African American Display.  Each week the display will focus on a different area of discipline.Homewood-Brushton Center 
February 6Joy Ike, Singer and Songwriter West Hills Center Cafeteria 11:00am & 1:00pm 
February 12Chaz Kellem, Manager of Diversity Initiatives for the Pittsburgh Pirates West Hills Center, Room S1308 11:00am-12:30pm 
February 21Gregory Gibson Kenney “I Had a Dream: A Conversation with a Friend” Martin Luther King, Jr. presentationWest Hills Center, Room S130811:30am-12:30pm 

February 14

LeMoyne House Tour. The LeMoyne house of Washington Cty was a pivotal stop on the Underground Railroad. Students are invited to RSVP with Student Life to participate in this tour

Washington County Center

11:00 am

February 20

Please Keep Your Seat: A conversation with Rosa Parks. Actor Greg Kenney explores the life and times of Rosa Parks using dramatic interpretation.

Washington County Center

11:00 am