Monday, January 11, 2010

OMSA Winter Quarterly Calendar and the University of Chicago Black Heritage Celebration

Check out the OMSA Winter Quarterly calendar which features the MLK Commemoration Service which takes place this Friday, January 15 along with our quarterly events such as CORE, Life Series, Study Break and so much more.

The University of Chicago and the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs celebrates Black Heritage Celebration this January and February. Alumnus and historian Carter G. Woodson, AB and AM 1908, spearheaded the 1926 creation of Negro History week. In 1976, as part of the nation's bicentennial, the week was expanded into Black History Month.