College Celebrates African American Heritage Month

African American Heritage Month LogoPlease join the College in celebrating African American Heritage Month by attending one of a variety of events open to students throughout February. These events are meant to celebrate the culture and diversity of the students and staff here at Skyline College through cultural, artistic and intellectual expression.

Upcoming Events

The African American Experience: A Dialogue on Social Justice

  • Thursday, February 19
  • 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. in Building 6, Room 6202
  • A community dialogue about media, social justice, activism and empowerment.
  • Sponsored by ASSC

ASTEP Family Night

  • Monday, February 23
  • 5:00 -8:00 p.m. in Building 4, Multicultural Center Building
  • ASTEP Family Night is a bi-annual event that brings students, families, faculty, and administrators together for a night of food, entertainment, networking and celebrating our students at Skyline College.
  • Sponsored by ASTEP

African Drum Djam Circle with Afia Walking Tree

  • Wednesday, February 23
  • 12:00 p.m. in Building 6, Room 6202
  • An African Diasporic Drumming Workshop on the history of drumming as a community lifeline. Participants will have the opportunity to use authentic African instruments. afiawalkingtree.com
  • Sponsored by ASSC

The ASTEP Poetry Spoken Word Event 

  • Wednesday, February 25
  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. in Building 4, Multicultural Center
  • Skyline College students will showcase their poetry skills as they read and perform original works, discussing subject matter relating to the African American experience.
  • Sponsored by ASTEP

Moments in Black History: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

  • Wednesday, February 25
  • 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in Building 1, Theater
  • Featuring: Stan Nash, Time Zone Fashion/Hair Show, Black History Moment Presentation, Special Presentation on Skyline College President Regina Stanback Stroud and U.S. President Barack Obama
  • Sponsored by the Cosmetology Department

The Brothers and Sisters Conference

  • Thursday, February 26
  • 9 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in Building 6, Room 6202
  • In collaboration with the ASTEP learning community, the Brothers and Sisters Conference will be a great transition and welcoming opportunity for students as they graduate high school and come to Skyline College. The conference will expose students to opportunities, success stories, and positive affirmation.