Black History Month (February 2015)
In conjunction with the national celebration in February 2015, Pitt Community College's Black History Month theme focuses on "A Century of Black Life, History and Culture."
A list of the events planned for this year's celebration at PCC is as follows:
3rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast
Jan. 15 — 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. (Multipurpose Room, Goess Student Center)
PCC will offer a breakfast featuring Greenville Mayor Allen Thomas as guest speaker. Presented by the Multicultural Activities Committee.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Jan. 15 — 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Multipurpose Room, Goess Student Center)
PCC will celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a special program in the Goess Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.
4th Annual Black History Month Fine Art Exhibition
Feb. 4 - March 6 (Goess Student Center)
Salon Afro Américaine
Feb. 16 — 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. (Multipurpose Room, Goess Student Center)
"Reconstruction, Renaissance and Revolution"
Feb. 17 — 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. (Multipurpose Room, Goess Student Center)
"Emergence, Expectancy and Elevation"
These events will feature musical, poetic interpretation, spoken word and dance performances accompanied by a cinematic overview of the African-American experience of the last 100 years.
PCC Symphony Orchestra — Concert Music from Black Composers
Feb. 17 — 7:30 p.m. (Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church)
Salon Afro Américaine Film Fest – “Pitch a Boogie Woogie”
Feb. 20 — 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. (Multipurpose Room, Goess Student Center)
Filmed in the business and social hub of local black life—Albemarle Avenue (also known as 'The Block' area of Greenville, N.C.)—in the 1930s, this documentary/movie features area interviewees and performers.