Each month, the Office of Intercultural Affairs celebrates a variety of heritage months and festivities to acknowledge and affirm the diversity at Stonehill College. We welcome any and all members of the community to engage in these celebrations.

Please take note of the dates of each of the heritage months that will celebrated this coming academic year.

  • Latinx/a/o - Hispanic Heritage Month
    September 15- October 15, 2019
  • Native American Heritage Month
    November 1- 30, 2019
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Days of Celebration
    January 15 - 25, 2020
  • Black History Month
    February 1 - 28, 2020
  • Women's History Monthv March 1 - 28, 2020
  • Asian-Pacific Island-Desi/American Heritage Month
    April 1 - 30, 2020
  • Middle Eastern/North African Heritage Month
    April 1 - 30, 2020

Black History Month Events

February 13, 2020
Roche Dining Commons
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Join members of the Black Student Union as they share information on contraception and a variety of health and wellness tips.  Those who stop by can grab a pre-made Valentine's day goodie bag!

Saturday, February 15, 2020
Duffy 101
7:00pm - 11:00pm

A series of Black Entertainment classic films will be show.  Refreshments and popcorn will be served!

Friday, February 21, 2020
Duffy 149
12:00pm - 1:30pm

A fun and nostalgia-filled game celebrating American black popular culture.  It's bound to invoke hilarious debates among young and old alike.  Don't get your black card revoked!  Lunch provided.

Friday, February 21, 2020
Martin Auditorium
5:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us to talk about our shared experiences as students of color at Stonehill College.  As echoed in the mission of Stonehill College, the goals of the dinner are to highlight and appreciate the inherent dignity, beauty, and excellence found among our students of color.  Students will have the opportunity to network and engage in conversations about the intersectionality of our varying social identities.

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Just Mercy is based on the story of Walter McMillian who was wrongfully sentenced to death in 1987, for the murder of an 18 year old girl despite evidence proving his innocence.

Interested?  Register here

Monday, February 24, 2020
Duffy 114C
11:30am - 12:30pm

"The Dark Skin One" led by Latesha Fussell, Director of Intercultural Affairs.  Understanding colorism and the various types of discrimination that Black women encounter throughout media platforms.  Lunch will be provided.

Friday, February 28, 2020
Martin Auditorium
6:30pm - 11:00pm

The Black Student Union and the Office of Intercultural Affairs will conclude Black History month by honoring and celebrating many African Diaspora cultures.

We will be celebrating the displacement and malleability of Black people all over the world - such as their history, culture, sociological structures, health, spirituality, and religion. 

The event attire will be an "All White Event."