Keep up with the latest #BHM events!
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Black Women Pioneers - February 28, 2017
The last general body meeting during Black History monty will focus on black women pioneer within and outside of Georgia Tech.
Pardi Gras - The Official ONYX Ball Afterparty
- February 24, 2017
Pardi Gras is the official afterparty for ONYX ball 2017! Click the photo, or the link below, and use the promo code below for discounted tickets.
Promo Code: ONYX2017
Proceeds will benefit AASU.
ONYX Ball - February 24, 2017
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Onyx Ball is a celebration held annually during Black History Month where the African American Student Union highlights everything the black community at Georgia Tech has accomplished so far during the school year. Guests dress up in their finest suits and dresses. It's an occasion for everyone to see and be seen. AASU gives out awards like Organization of the Year and Top Freshman Leader to student organizations, faculty, administrators, alumni, and students for things they've accomplished. After awards are given out and announcements are made, the Onyx 12 take the dance floor. Following their performance, the dance floor opens up and everyone lets loose to have a great time and shake off some of the Tech stress.
#BHM Power Hour - February 21, 2017
Power Hour is a monthly event where students and faculty gather to enjoy food, music, games, and support the community outside the classroom. A traditional destressor, courtesy of AASU.
Black History Month Keynote Speaker and Exhibit
February 15, 2017
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During Georgia Tech’s Fourth Annual Black History Month Lecture, presented by AASU, Institute Diversity, and LGBTQIA Resource Center, Janet Mock, a black transgender woman activist and media personality, will discuss the beauties, challenges, and implications of being black and trans.
Please join us on February 15 at 3 p.m. in Student Center Ballroom as Janet Mock will examine:
What is unique and important about the perspectives and experiences that the black transgender community can bring to social justice movements, particularly racial justice and queer/transgender liberation movements?
What are some of the most pressing issues facing the transgender community today, especially transgender people of color?
What can students and employees at Georgia Tech do to elevate the voices and promote equity and safety for the black transgender community, particularly in the current political climate?
Staff Appreciation Day, February 14, 2017
Staff Appreciation Day is dedicated to showing genuine appreciation and gratitude to the Georgia Tech Staff .
Super Science Day - February 4, 2017
Super Science Day is a STEM oriented day for elementary students Grades K-5th and their parents, at Barack Obama Elementary School taking place on Saturday, February 4th from 12 to 3pm. The goal of this day is to expose the students and parents to the excitement that STEM fields have to offer through hands-on science activities led by college students who look like them. Volunteers will be leaving from Georgia Tech's Student Center bus stop at 10:00AM.
Movies With A Mission - February 2, 2017
Join AASU for this year's Movies with a Mission. We will be screening Ava DuVernay's 13th and there will be a discussion following the movie with a special guest who is well-versed on mass incarceration and our criminal justice system. Snack will also be provided.