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Black History Month

Student Engagement

Multicultural Programming

Groups Served
Collegiate, Faculty, Graduate, Postbaccalaureate, Postdoctoral, Staff

Program Website
Visit the Program Website

Contact Information
Kimble, Michael
mkimble@gsu.edu

Address
55 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA 30303

Campus
Atlanta

Funding

State Funding

Overview

Black Student Achievement's Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of Black people in U.S. history. Ranging from cultural conversations, social programming, guest speakers, networking events and film and pop culture-related sessions, Black History Month programming is robust and true to the brilliant inspiration of Carter G. Woodson.

Benefits

1. Awareness of group characteristics
2. Access to mentors, role models and safe spaces
3. Community building with university departments and offices, non-profits, corporate partners and other educational entities

Supplemental Materials

Not Applicable

Discipline Focus
Not discipline specific (University-Wide)

Diversity Group ( Social Identity)
Gender, Race/Ethnicity

Race/Ethnic Group
Black, Gender, Multi-racial

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
01/01/1976

Number Served

Notable Leaders, Stakeholders, or Speakers

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Program sponsored (in-house) professional development sessions/ training/coursework (e.g., workshops, test preparation, mini-courses, specialized course, conference presentations, resume/cv building, modules, professional development etiquette, facilitated discussion, panel, summit, educational programming, speaker series), Cultural competency training (workshop, certificate, course), Celebrations of diverse groups (e.g. Black history, Asian American/ Pacific Islander Heritage, etc.), Community outreach (e.g., townhall, alumni engagement, meetings to gauge community perception or campus constituents, movements)

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

Event titles: Through the Decades Art Exhibit, Where’s Falcon, Black & Educated Panel, CineFest Movie Month, Exploring the Cultures (Afro-Latinx event)

Self-efficacy Emphasis

Workshops, networking events with mentors

Acknowledgement/Affirmation of Identity, Strengths, Needs

Event titles: Through the Decades Art Exhibit, Where’s Falcon, Black & Educated Panel, CineFest Movie Month, Exploring the Cultures (Afro-Latinx event)

Examples of Inclusionary Practices and Activities

Specialized Pedagogical practices (e.g. multicultural teaching practices; usage of gender pronouns)), Structured Dialogues and Interactions (e.g. lab discussions, one-on-one sessions, virtual dialogues),Development of Academic Sense of Belongingness (e.g. Meetings with doctoral scholars, peer researchers, exchanges at academic conferences), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment

Participant Empowerment

Coaching, Institutional alliances, Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders)

Mentoring Components

Mentoring is not used in our program

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Events that provide opportunities for participants to discuss their journey, evaluation methods to allow participates to provide feedback

Evaluation Methods

average attendance to events, program survey(s)

Anticipated Participant Outcomes

attendance

Outcome Milestones

Key Performance Indicators

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
01/01/1976

Number Served

Notable Leaders, Stakeholders, or Speakers

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Program sponsored (in-house) professional development sessions/ training/coursework (e.g., workshops, test preparation, mini-courses, specialized course, conference presentations, resume/cv building, modules, professional development etiquette, facilitated discussion, panel, summit, educational programming, speaker series), Cultural competency training (workshop, certificate, course), Celebrations of diverse groups (e.g. Black history, Asian American/ Pacific Islander Heritage, etc.), Community outreach (e.g., townhall, alumni engagement, meetings to gauge community perception or campus constituents, movements)

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

Event titles: Through the Decades Art Exhibit, Where’s Falcon, Black & Educated Panel, CineFest Movie Month, Exploring the Cultures (Afro-Latinx event)

Please describe how your program addresses self-efficacy (one's beliefs in their own ability to execute behaviors necessary to perform) in its participants?

Workshops, networking events with mentors

How does your program acknowledge or affirm individuals’ different identities, strengths, or needs?

Event titles: Through the Decades Art Exhibit, Where’s Falcon, Black & Educated Panel, CineFest Movie Month, Exploring the Cultures (Afro-Latinx event)

Inclusionary practices/activities utilized in your program:

Specialized Pedagogical practices (e.g. multicultural teaching practices; usage of gender pronouns)), Structured Dialogues and Interactions (e.g. lab discussions, one-on-one sessions, virtual dialogues),Development of Academic Sense of Belongingness (e.g. Meetings with doctoral scholars, peer researchers, exchanges at academic conferences), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment

Participant Empowerment

Coaching, Institutional alliances, Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders)

Mentoring Components

Mentoring is not used in our program

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Events that provide opportunities for participants to discuss their journey, evaluation methods to allow participates to provide feedback

Evaluation methods are used to substantiate the program’s outcomes:

average attendance to events, program survey(s)

Anticipated participant outcomes for your program:

attendance