Black History Month

 

Black History Month 2022 Black Health and Wellness

 

 

Parkland College will observe Black History Month in February with monthlong virtual and in-person events. With its theme, "Black Health and Wellness," the college looks at the historical health issues and healthcare disparities facing African Americans as well as noteworthy African-American accomplishments in health, medicine, and technology. Events are open to the public. Most events will have attendance restrictions and some may have virtual options. Please check this page for session links.

 

Music that Soothes the Soul

Wednesday, Feb. 2
11 am–1 pm 
Union Building Stage

 

Time Magement and Study Skills Workshop

Wednesday, Feb. 2
1–2 pm 
Learning Commons (Library area)
Facilitator: Angela Jancola, Counseling Services

 

HIV/AIDS Awareness Information Table

Monday, Feb. 7
11 am–1 pm 
Union Building First Floor

 

Free Lunch for Students with Parkland ID

Tuesday, Feb. 8
11:30 am until food runs out 
Union Building First Floor

 

Black History Trivia Event

Wednesday, Feb. 9
1–2 pm 
Room U140
Facilitator: Dr. Willie Fowler, Social Sciences and Human Services

 

Protecting Your Career and Educational Wellbeing During the Pandemic

Thursday, Feb. 10
1–2 pm
On Zoom (check this page closer to event date for link)
Facilitators: Dr. Marietta Turner, Dean of Students, and Brennon Hightower, Counseling Services

 

Mental Health and the Black Community

Friday, Feb. 11
Noon–1 pm
Room U140
Facilitator: Donna Tanner-Harold, Counseling Services

 

Black History Month Karaoke

Monday, Feb. 14
11 am–1 pm
Union Building Stage

 

Suicide Prevention

Wednesday, Feb. 16
1–2 pm
Learning Commons
Facilitator: Dr. Marya Burke, Counseling Services

 

RACE Talks

Thursday, Feb. 17
Noon–1 pm
Room U140
Facilitators: Donna Tanner-Harold, Counseling Services, and Dr. Marsh Jones, Social Sciences and Human Services

 

Domestic Violence as it Affects the Black Community

Friday, Feb. 18
Noon–1 pm
Room U140
Facilitator: Courage Connection's Osajuli Cravens, Director of Engagement and Development

 

Game On! (Gaming)

Tuesday, Feb. 22
11 am–1 pm
Flag Lounge

 

Self-Care Presentation

Tuesday, Feb. 22
Noon–1 pm
Room U140
Facilitator: Joe Omo-Osagie

 

Kofi Bazzell-Smith Speaks

Wednesday, Feb. 23
1–2 pm
Room U140
Parkland alumnus shares his academic success journey.

 

Classroom Talks: Black Leaders and Innovators in Health, Wellness, and Science

Faculty-led discussions in campus classrooms throughout February
Facilitator: Dr. Marsh Jones, Social Sciences and Human Services

 

NOTE: The Black History Month Committee at Parkland College also recommends the following wellness resources to community members: