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USF celebrates Black History Month

2/11/2019, 10:29 p.m.
The University of St. Francis (USF) has a variety of programs and events scheduled throughout the month of February in ...

The University of St. Francis (USF) has a variety of programs and events scheduled throughout the month of February in celebration of Black History Month. Among the events planned for the month, include: A presentation on the life of Father Tolton by Professor Timothy Weldon, Ph.D., USF Department of Philosophy and Theology Chairperson, will be given on Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. This is a free event and is open to the public.

The presentation will take place in Turk Theater (Moser Performing Arts Center) on the main USF campus located at 500 Wilcox Street in Joliet. A special screening and discussion of the film Bound: Africans vs. African Americans is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 19 beginning at 6 p.m. and will be led by Terry Cottrell, Ph.D., USF Vice President of Operations and Information Technology. This is a free event and is open to the public. The screening and discussion will take place in Sexton Auditorium (Moser Performing Arts Center) on the main USF campus located at 500 Wilcox Street in Joliet. For a full agenda of programs and events scheduled for the month, please visit stfrancis.edu.