Indian Dancers at 2019 MKL Celebration

Photos: Brown County Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

As it has for years, UW-Green Bay played a fundamental role in the Jan. 19, 2019 Brown County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. The University is a major sponsor for the annual event. Several UW-Green Bay faculty and staff members serve on the MLK event planning committee, including Jolanda Sallmann and Francis Akakpo (Social Work), Gaurav Bansal and Mussie Teclezion (Business Administration) and Mai Lo Lee (Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs). Enjoy the photos.

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Brown County MLK Celebration 2019

– Photos by Dan Moore, Marketing and University Communication

Mark your Calendar: Black History Month Celebration Kickoff Event

Please consider attending UW-Green Bay’s 2019 Black History Month Celebration Kick-off Event, Monday, Feb. 4 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the 1965 Room, University Union (2430 Campus Court), Green Bay Campus. No RVSP is needed. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. During the event,  interactive performance by nationally known spoken word artist, writer, educator, organizer and motivational speaker Kwabena Antoine Nixon. In addition, there will be opportunities to hear from UW-Green Bay Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, Dr. Eric Arneson, meet and network with multicultural college students, staff and faculty and local Green Bay community leaders.

Black History Month activities begin on Saturday, Feb. 2 with the annual UW-Green Bay Black Student Union Soul Food Luncheon, Noon – 3pm in the Phoenix Rooms of the University Union. This year’s theme is the: Celebration of the Black Womyn with keynote speaker, Robyn Oguine, news reporter, anchor and producer of Local 5 News Channel.

Additional events to this month of teaching and learning can be found at: www.uwgb.edu/bh.