Black History Month (February 2012)
In conjunction with the national celebration in February 2012, Pitt Community College's Black History Month theme focuses on "Black Women in American Culture and History."
A list of the events (pdf) planned for PCC's 2012 Black History Month celebration is as follows:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Jan. 13 -- 11 a.m. - 12:30 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.
Friday Film Fest Series - "The Help"
Feb. 3 -- 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. William E. Fulford Building, Room 153 (Auditorium)
About "The Help" (from IMDb.com): An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960's decides to write a book detailing the African-American maid's point-of-view on the white families for which they work and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
Black Women in American History (Featuring Carroll Dashiell)
Feb. 17 -- 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Multipurpose Room, Goess Student Center
Carroll Dashiell, ECU professor of Jazz Studies, will provide a historical perspective on jazz music by discussiong the contributions African-American women have made to this musical style.
Featuring Dashiell's own jazz ensemble, this event is part of the college's observance of Black History Month.
This event is free and open to the public.
"Sing Off" Competition
Feb. 22 -- 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Multipurpose Room, Goess Student Center
As part of the college's Black History Month festivities, PCC students will compete for prizes as they showcase their singing talents during this "Sing Off" competition.
Attendance is free and open to the public.
For additional details, please contact PCC Instructor Regina Garcia at (252) 493-7568 or firstname.lastname@example.org.