Savannah Tech Celebrates Black History Month

Savannah Technical College announces the following schedule of activities at the Savannah, Effingham and Liberty Campuses to commemorate Black History Month. Sponsored by the STC Student Activity Council, these events are free and open to the public. Some venues may have limited seating. Throughout the month there will be Black History Month trivia contests at the Savannah and Liberty Campuses. Also, there will be information and displays throughout the Liberty Campus buildings.

February 23 – Black History Celebration at Liberty Campus – the following events are free and open to the public.

Black History Celebration: Living Wax Students and staff members in period costume representing Black History personalities will be located throughout the campus; when approached, they will identify themselves and share information about their famous American. 10AM – noon, 5-6PM

Community Information Fair Businesses and community organizations will be on hand distributing information about the services they offer from 10AM – noon. African Americans: A Diverse History featuring guest speaker Hinesville Mayor James Thomas, Jr. begins at 6 PM and will conclude with a performance by the Hinesville Collaborative Community Choir. 6 – 8PM

February 25 – Savannah Tech is a proud sponsor of the production: The Tragedy at Ebenezer Creek: One More River to Cross at Mt. Carmel Deliverance Center in Rincon, Ga. This play is an adaptation of the story of Ebenezer Creek in Effingham, Ga., a location where hundreds of freed slaves were abandoned during General Sherman’s march during the American Civil War. For more details and the time of the performance (TBD) call 912.826.2949.

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