UMass Dartmouth's Black History 4 Seasons Council focuses on engaging students and the broader community in deeper conversations and ongoing dialogue about the Black experience. The Council collaborates with various colleges, departments, and community partners to host events that honor the contributions of Black Americans in literature, music, politics, social justice, theater, and visual arts.
Black History 4 Seasons Events
Jan284:00PMFDUH Winter Welcome Back Open House | Friday, January 28, 2022 4-6pm | FDUH
Happy New Year and welcome back students! The Frederick Douglass Unity House (FDUH) is excited to welcome back students with our annual Winter Welcome Back Open House scheduled for Friday, January 28, 2022 from 4-6pm in the FDUH. Attendees will be able to enjoy live music featuring Dj Donut, give-a-ways, light refreshments and fun-filled conversation. Come enjoy connecting with others! For more information, please contact the FDUH at (508) 999-9222.
Feb36:00PM54th Annual Share the Dream Banquet
Celebrating past and present College Now students The event will feature alumni address by Valdimar Alves '11, senior and first year student speakers, as well as awarding of scholarships and awards of appreciation. This event is free and open to the public, but you must register to attend. Contact: Kelli Vasconcelos, firstname.lastname@example.org 508-999-8703
Feb1711:00AMFrederick Douglass Unity House 33rd Annual National African American Read-In
33rd Annual National African American Read-In 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. LARTS Atrium Contact: LaSella Hall, email@example.com or 508-999-9220 Sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Unity House, the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement & BH4S
Feb265:30PM2022 Black History Month Show | Saturday, Feb 26, 2022 @ 5:30 pm
Please join us for the 2022 Black History Month Show, sponsored by Black Student Union and Sigma Phi Rho Fraternity, inc. The show will feature live performances from student organizations. For more information, contact FDUH at 508-999-9222
Mar11:00PMCountdown to Commencement
UMassD is excited to start celebrating the Class of 2022! To kick things off, were holding a Countdown to Commencement event for graduating seniors on March 1st from 1 to 4 pm upstairs in the Grove. Youll have a chance to check with the Registrar about your graduation status, clear up any holds with the Bursar, plan your post-grad moves with the Career Center, get a professional headshot taken, and learn how to order your cap and gown through the Book Store. There will also be food and prizes! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Apr144:00PM2022 Unity Fest
Join us for the 2022 Unity Fest! The Unity Fest is a celebration of culture, education, and social festivities that we hope will touch the spirit of the community and bring people together. Through this event we aim to promote diversity, intercultural awareness, and community building here at UMass Dartmouth. This year's Unity Fest will be held on Thursday, April 14, 2022 from 4:00pm-7:00pm in the Campus Center and Main Quad. The Unity Fest is presented by the Frederick Douglass Unity House and cosponsored by several university offices and departments.
UMassD fosters diversity and inclusion
Students and alums discuss how the Black History 4 Seasons Council, Frederick Douglas Unity House, & mentors help pave the way to success. Check out their stories and join us at an upcoming event.
Partner with us
If you are interested in partnering with the Council, or if you are planning an event that you would like to have added to our calendar, please contact Donna Moore at 508.999.9222 or email@example.com.