Dr. Andrew Luma, a Palm Beach State College professor, has visited most of the 54 nations in Africa, and each time he picks up artifacts that are now part of an extensive collection that he exhibits at campus events and South Florida museums.
He uses the roughly 250-piece display, including masks, men’s and women’s attire, paintings, musical instruments, robes, kitchen utensils, spears, traditional games and more, as a tool to help educate students and others about the history of the world’s third largest continent and to share bits of his storied roots there. … Continue reading Luma inspires audiences with African artifacts
Palm Beach State College is celebrating Black History Month with a series of events on all campuses, including exhibits, musical performances, movie screenings, speakers and more.
Most of the events are hosted by the Student Activities offices on the respective campuses, and unless otherwise noted, they are free and open to students, faculty and staff. However, other events, including those planned by the campus theaters, are open to the public with the purchase of a ticket. … Continue reading Black History Month events planned for all campuses
Palm Beach State College is hosting several Black History Month events, including a workshop by popular magician Ran’D Shine, who has performed and lectured throughout the United States and the world.
Shine will perform at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Lecture Hall at the Loxahatchee Groves campus. It is free and open to PBSC students, faculty and staff.
A native of Philadelphia, Shine prides himself on being a historian and educator of magic. … Continue reading PBSC hosts Black History Month events
Black History Month events will take place on all campuses this February, ranging from a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution to workshops, movies, music performances, a student talent showcase, and nationally acclaimed speakers Phyllis Lawson and Eldridge J. Broussard III. Events are free unless otherwise noted, and some have food for students. Mark your calendars and take part in celebrating our country’s rich African-American heritage.
Among the events are:
Feb. 1 – 28: A Place for All People: A Smithsonian Poster Exhibit
Library, … Continue reading Smithsonian exhibit tops list of Black History Month events
Joshua Fredenburg, a nationally recognized speaker, author and leadership consultant, will speak at the Palm Beach State College Lake Worth campus Thursday as part of Black History Month.
The talk, sponsored by Student Activities, will begin at noon in Conference Room E and F on the Lake Worth campus. It is free and open to PBSC students, faculty and staff.
Fredenburg will present five leadership lessons that will teach attendees about African American leaders. His own journey as a leadership development expert began in 2010 when he created the Circle of Change Leadership Conference, … Continue reading Leadership expert to speak at PBSC as part of Black History Month events
Palm Beach State College is holding a series of events across the College to celebrate Black History Month.
The events started today with the opening of the “Roots of Jazz and Blues Music” exhibit at the library (second floor gallery) on the Lake Worth campus. The exhibit runs throughout the month. As part of the exhibit, jazz musician Nathan Skinner, a University of Miami graduate, will speak about the history of jazz and play the vibraphone on Feb. … Continue reading PBSC hosts events to celebrate Black History Month
Ericka Dunlap, who became the first African American woman to be crowned Miss Florida in 2003 and who went on to win the Miss America title the following year, will speak at Palm Beach State College Feb. 19 as part of a series of Black History Month events that begin Tuesday.
A Black History Month kickoff celebration featuring music, food and other activities will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the pavilion on the Palm Beach Gardens campus. … Continue reading Former Miss America to speak at PBSC as part of Black History Month events