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Black History Month Celebration

Black History Month 2022

East Texas Baptist University's Black History Month Celebration is hosted by Joyful Praise Ministry, Cultural Outreach Ministry, Student Government Association, Department of Multicultural Affairs, and Department of Student Life.

Black History Month Celebration
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Wardrobe Wednesday | ALL DAY

Wear your ETBU Black History Month Celebration T-Shirt. A group photo will be taken immediately following Chapel. Stop by the Student Engagement Office to purchase yours for $15 today!

Friday, February 3, 2023
Real Talk pt. 1

Edwards Conference Room | Rogers Spiritual Life Center

The Office of Multicultural Affairs and Student Engagement invites you to join us for a time of guided discussion led by Landin Brown, Jamarica Banks, and Arnol Escobedo about current topics and events openly and respectfully.

Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Protect Your Crown

Woods Great Rooms | Ornelas Student Center

Ladies and Gentlemen, join Masterpiece Barbershop and local hair care professionals to learn more about how to protect your crown! You do not want to miss it. There will be FREE HAIRCUTS for students, and a drawing will be held at the end for haircare products that can help you protect your crown. We will be going over hair and skincare tips, health insights, and tutorials just for you.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Love and Mental Health

Dining Hall | Bennett Student Commons

Join us for dinner and some sweet treats at 7:00 p.m. in the Dining Hall. Two “God Led” fathers and Mothers will share some thoughts and suggestions about how to lead the family in love with a Biblical base. They will answer questions and dialogue with young men and women.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
African American Read-In Celebration

Chapel on the Hill

Join us for our annual African American Read-In. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to come and enjoy literature readings and worship that shine a light on cultural diversity. If you have questions concerning the Read-In, please email Alma Ravenell at

Thursday, February 16, 2023
Open Mic Night

Huffman Activities Area | Ornelas Student Center

Joyful Praise Ministry invites you to participate with them in an Open Mic Night. Please click here if you would like to share a song, poem, or spoken word piece.

Friday, February 17, 2023
Real Talk pt. 2

Woods Great Room | Ornelas Student Center

The Office of Multicultural Affairs and Student Engagement invites you to join them for a time of guided discussion about current topics and events openly and respectfully. 

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Food Truck Tuesday

Linebery/Ornelas Student Center Parking Lot

Join us for lunch and enjoy fresh, delicious food from a variety of locally owned food trucks. Stay tuned for more details!

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Coffee with the Community

Huffman Activities Area | Ornelas Student Center

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Huffman Activities Area | Ornelas Student Center

Enjoy the throwback-ish hit, Black-ish, from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Monday, February 27, 2023
Chapel feat. Wiley Gospel Choir

We are excited to have the Gospel Choir from Wiley College lead us in worship during our chapel service.

Black History Month Shirt 2023

Black History Month Celebration T-shirts are available for purchase in the Student Engagement office. Shirts are $15 each.

Name/Title Division Phone
Laura Coursey
Director, Student Life
Student Engagement 903.923.2326 Send Message View Bio