Wednesday February 1| Bonnell Circle | 10 a.m. until supplies last
We are starting this month holding our flag high! We will be giving away 100 Africa outline flags and talking about what we have in store for this February. Wear your favorite Afrocentric attire, grab a snack and get ready for all of the excitement to come.
Thursday, February 2 | 1 to 2 p.m. | Join us on Zoom
Philadelphia LEADS, the Student Leadership Society, is rolling out a new leadership program, LIFE. The LIFE leadership program is delivered through experiential learning experiences throughout the academic year:
L—Lead: Discover various leadership styles I—Innovate: Creative faculty partnerships and programming F—Flourish: Growing and developing students in outdoor experiential leadership activities, providing a healthy and organic environment where students can grow and test their leadership skills E—Educate: Working from the etymology of the word educate, educere, ‘lead out.’ Giving students the opportunity to nurture and grow their natural talents and abilities Visit the Pride Portal to learn more.
Join us on Zoom or in person in the Winnet Student Life Building, Room S1-12 (bring your laptop)
Whether you're looking to find some new extracurriculars, start a new student organization, or learn how to maximize your understanding of the Pride Portal, these weekly sessions are the perfect way to get started. Bring your laptop and prepare to take your campus involvement to the next level! For more information and a full schedule of this term's how-to sessions visit the Pride Portal.
The College, the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and First Person Arts have come together to bring a public screening of the Film Trigger,which addresses how we can better cultivate a call to action to combat gun violence in Philadelphia. Expert panelists will lead a discussion after the screening.
Tuesday, February 14 | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Winnet Lobby
Nya Akoma! That's what you can say to spread love on Akoma day, otherwise known as Black Love Day. Akoma is an adinkra symbol that means "the heart." It represents love, unity, and endurance, and promotes a culturally relevant celebration of African spirituality. Come to the Winnet Lobby to celebrate with treats, good vibes and great conversation!
Tuesday February 14 | 11:20 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. | The Great Hall, Room S2-19
Our very own College president, Dr. Donald Generals, will be giving a keynote speech on his book, Booker T. Washington: The Architect of Progressive Education. This workunveils Washington's contributions as a pivotal African American educator. Likewise, it exposes the ignorance of his critics and the distortions that have defined his legacy.
Monday, February 20 | 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. | Join us on Zoom
Meet a panel of our Dialysis Technician instructor and industry experts. Help individuals with kidney diseases and disorders by learning how to operate dialysis equipment. Hear about the vast employment opportunities as you begin your path to enter into this important field.
Monday, February 21| 11 a.m. to 2p.m. | Pavilion Cafeteria
Receive free vegetables, hear about internships and volunteer opportunities or take this opportunity to ask local farmers and growers whatever questions your heart desires. Featuring Mill Creek Farm, Grady's Community Garden and many more!