By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts PULLMAN, Wash. – A dramatization of the 1943 book “Black Boy,” Richard Wright’s searing autobiography spanning childhood innocence to adulthood in the Jim Crow South, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in Jones Theatre at Washington State University. It is recommended for ages 12 and older.
By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business PULLMAN, Wash. – Expanding the range of black men’s career options in an increasingly technology-oriented world will help alleviate high unemployment and poverty they often experience, according to a study examining the career paths of successful black men in college.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Music written or influenced by African-American composers and cultures will be performed for Black History Month at Washington State University at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in Bryan Hall.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The sacred music of African-American culture will be presented in a free, public concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, in Bryan Hall at Washington State University to mark Black History Month in February.
PULLMAN — WSU’s Office of Multicultural Student Services (MSS) will hold its first shared Multicultural Graduation Ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday, May 8, at Schweitzer Event Center in Pullman. For many years, MSS planned four separate annual multicultural graduation events for the African-American, Asian-Pacific Islander, Chicano-Latino, and Native American communities. This May, all four groups […]
RICHLAND — “Unbound,” an exhibition of about 30 works by African-American artists in the Pacific Northwest, opens with a reception at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at WSU Tri-Cities. About 30 pieces will be on display by artists Earnie Thomas, Rajaa Gharbi, Carol Williams, Agazit Ocbazgi, Jessica Enouf, Joachim McMillan, Cynthis Fowler and Angelena McQuarter. […]
VANCOUVER – The Washington State University Vancouver community choir, the University Singers, present their annual free spring concert at noon, April 24 in the Administration Building, room 110. This spring’s concert is open to the public, and celebrates African American music through composers and arrangers who lived in the 19th and 20th centuries. The program […]
About 45 African American high school students visited the Pullman campus over the weekend. These prospective WSU students participated in tours and college briefings. They had lunch at the Lewis Alumni Center with featured speaker Mike Tate, vice president of Equity and Diversity, and with students from the Multicultural Student Center.The recruitment effort was spearheaded by […]
For nearly five years, James Bledsoe has worked to serve multicultural students at Washington State University. After about a year as coordinator of multi-ethnic relations in the Admissions Office, he recently was hired by the Office of Multicultural Student Services as counselor in the African American Student Center. The new job is a coming home […]