The University of Scranton hosts Black History Month events

March 29th, 2016 10:32 am

The University of Scranton’s Cross Cultural Centers hosted multiple Black History Month events on campus, including a presentation by award-winning slam and spoken word poet Javon Johnson, Ph.D. First row, from left, sophomore Bridget Fasciani, of Malverne, New York, co-chair of University of Scranton Programming Board (USPB) mission and identity; junior Cameron Hughes, of Fairport, New York, co-chair of USPB mission and identity; Delicia Alarcon, program coordinator for the university’s Cross Cultural Centers and junior Christopher Olsen, of Farmingdale, New York, chair of USPB. Second row, senior Amy Arias, of Bronx, New York, president of the United Colors Organization; Rebecca Beal, Ph.D., professor and chair of the university’s Department of English and Theatre and moderator of Sigma Tau Delta; freshman Brion Harris, of Amityville, New York, student staff of the university’s Jane Kopas Women’s Center and Cross Cultural Centers; Michael Ritterbeck, assistant director of the university’s Center for Student Engagement; senior Elizabeth Polishan, of Clarks Summit, president of Sigma Tau Delta, the national honor society in English; and guest speaker Dr. Johnson. photo