Upstate News

February 2, 2006
Doretta Royer 315 464-4833

SUNY Upstate celebrates Black History Month with February events

SYRACUSE, N.Y.- SUNY Upstate Medical University will celebrate Black History Month with the following public events in February:

  • Ruben Cowart, D.D.S, president and CEO of the Syracuse Community Health Center, will present the Black History Month keynote address, “Bridging the Gap of Health Care in the African American Community” Tuesday, Feb. 7, from noon to 1 p.m., in the Medical Alumni Auditorium of Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Ave., Syracuse. The lecture is free.
  • The J Project Band will entertain at Black History NeoSoul & Jazz Night Friday, Feb. 10, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., in the lobby of the Campus Activities Building, 155 Elizabeth Blackwell St., Syracuse. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door. Light refreshments will be included.
  • Black History Blues Night featuring Syracuse blues legend Roosevelt Dean will be held Friday, Feb. 17, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., in the Campus Activities Building, 155 Elizabeth Blackwell St., Syracuse. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the door. Light refreshments will be included.

SUNY Upstate’s Black History Month events are supported by SUNY Upstate’s Office of Multicultural Resources and the Campus Activities Governing Board. Pay parking is available in the University Hospital garage at the entrance off East Adams Street, Syracuse. For more information on SUNY Upstate’s Black History Month events, call 315-464-5433.

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