SMU celebrates Black History Month during February with a variety of programs and presentations including workshops, networking events, and the annual Black Excellence Ball.

The observance is coordinated by the Association of Black Students and SMU’s Office of Multicultural Student Affairs. The schedule includes the following events:

Thursday, Feb. 1

  • The 411 on Networking, Interviewing, Internships and LinkedIn, organized by the National Society of Black Engineers and the African Student Association, 7 p.m., 112 Junkins Building

Thursday, Feb. 8

  • Black Hairstory, 6:30 p.m., Hughes-Trigg Student Center Porticos, organized by the Natural Hair Club

Saturday, Feb. 10

  • Krewe du Ware, 3-6 p.m. Ware Lawn, organized by Ware Commons

Monday, Feb. 19

  • Lawyers Serving Our Communities: A Discussion on Race, Bias and Social Interactions, a luncheon event organized by the Black Law Student Association, noon-1:30 p.m., Karcher Auditorium (RSVP to the BLSA by Feb. 12)

Friday, Feb. 23

  • Progression of a Black Woman, 7:30 p.m., Hughes-Trigg Student Center Theater, organized by Sisters Supporting Sisters

Saturday, Feb. 24