Series of Activities Set for Black History Month | Thomas Nelson Community College

Series of Activities Set for Black History Month

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04/01/2020 - 4:43pm
January 24, 2020

Thomas Nelson will celebrate Black History Month with a series of activities including workshops, presentations and a free art exhibition featuring local artist and art educator Eafrica Johnson. The observance ends Feb. 28 with the presentation of the College’s 14thPresidential Leadership Award. Check out some of the events this month. 

Wednesday, Feb. 12
11 a.m.
Breaking Stereotypes
Presenter: Ka’bana Blaq
Wythe Hall, Gallery
Hampton campus 


1 p.m.
African Americans and Dementia
Presenter: Dianne Cesvette, RN
Second Floor Lounge, Historic Triangle campus, Williamsburg 

4 p.m. 
Art Reception and Artist Talk
Artist: Eafrica Johnson
Second Floor Gallery, Templin Hall
Hampton campus



Thursday, Feb. 13
10 a.m.
African Americans and Dementia
presenter: Dianne Cesvette, RN
Espada, Moore Hall


Saturday, Feb. 15
8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.The Design View – Building a Nexus
Multiple Presenters  TBA
5800 Wessex Hundred, Williamsburg


Friday, Feb. 28
7 p.m.
14th Annual Presidential Leadership Award ceremony
Honoring the late Dr. Mary T. Christian 
Evolution of a Black Girl
Presenter: Morgan McCoy


Look for more details about the College’s Black History Month observance soon on the College’s website.