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6266-Black History Month Events

6266-February 1, 2012

The Malone University Department of Multicultural Services will present a series of events in recognition of Black History Month throughout February. The public is welcome, and all events take place on the campus located at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton. For more information, call the Office of Multicultural Services at 330-471-8328.

Thursday, February 16:

The student organization Black Men United will host a Soul Food Dinner with guest speaker Sandy Womack, principal, Hartford Middle School. The dinner will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the Brehme Centennial Center with the theme, "Rising to Greatness."

Free to Malone University with a valid ID; general public: $20 per person.

Then join us at 7 p.m. in the Stewart Room of the Randall Campus Center for an evening of Reader's Theatre of African American Literature.   We'll unite with more than one million readers from 49 states for an African American Read-in - America Reads at Malone University, as we celebrate the literary works of African American authors. Guest poets, readers, and musicians will perform works authored or composed by African Americans.

Friday, February 17:

Malone presents Academy Award Nominee for Best Picture

"The Help"

Movie & Discussion

Stewart Room, Randall Campus Center

7 – 10 p.m.

Saturday, February 25:

The student organization Black Men United will present a Black Male Caucus from 1 – 3:30 p.m. in the memorial Chapel of the Johnson Center fro Worship and the Fine Arts. Featured speakers include Pastor Wayne Hoye, The Word Church, Akron/Canton; David Reliford, President & CEO, Cornerstone Executive Search Group, LLC; and Anthony Body, Community Engagement Director, Famicos Foundation.

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone is recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, named an NAIA Champions of Character Five Star Award winner, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2012.


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
Phone: 330-471-8239
Cell: 330-324-2424

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