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2024 Black History Month Events
January 31, 2024 · Uncategorized
Wednesday, Jan. 31, Drinko Library Atrium; 4 p.m-5:30 p.m. The Great Speakers’ Series and the HLC Quality Initiative Present Distinguished Scholar Dr. William H. Turner, who will discuss his book, The Harlan Renaissance: Stories of Black Life in Appalachian Coal Towns, Sponsored by the Center for Economic & Community Development in Black Appalachia and Isolated
Summer Institute Applications Accepted Through May 31, 2023
May 4, 2023 · Uncategorized
The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum at Marshall University invites K-12 teachers to apply for admission to its Summer Institute on Black History Instruction. The institute is the fifth Summer Institute on Black History funded by the West Virginia Humanities Council and The Woodson Lyceum. Burnis Morris, professor and director of The Woodson Lyceum, said,
Marshall’s Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum to kick off Black History Month, announce student winners of poster contest
January 1, 2023 · Uncategorized
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum at Marshall University will kick off Black History Month 2023 Tuesday, Jan. 31, by unveiling the 2023 Official Black History Poster and honoring the K-12 student winners of the Black History Poster Competition and their teachers. This year’s theme is “Black Contributions in American Life and History.”
2022 Black History Month Events
January 1, 2022 · Uncategorized
The Woodson Lyceum has been helping educators integrate Black history into school curricula since 2016 and serves as a forum that provides opportunities to address this and other education issues, including race and a free press, in ways inspired by Woodson’s teachings. Woodson was a Huntington educator and West Virginia coal miner who is recognized
2021 Black History Month Events
January 15, 2021 · Uncategorized
4 p.m. Feb. 1– Unveiling a new portrait of Dr. Carter G. Woodson. The artist, Sassa Wilkes, is a Marshall graduate. Jack Houvouras, editor of Huntington Quarterly, will unveil his magazine cover with Woodson. Huntington Mayor Steve Williams will read the 2021 Black History proclamation. Sylvia Cyrus, executive director of the Association for the Study
Marshall to host virtual presentation with U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams
November 20, 2020 · Uncategorized
  HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum at Marshall University will host a virtual presentation by U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4. The presentation is open to all and can be seen at https://tinyurl.com/y48dkmdo. Professor Burnis Morris, director of The Woodson Lyceum, said the
The Carter G. Woodson 2021 Black History Essay Competition for Students in Grades 10-12 and at Marshall University
October 29, 2020 · Uncategorized
New Deadline The Carter G. Woodson 2021 Black History Essay Competition for Students in Grades 10-12 and at Marshall University Sponsor : Omega Psi Phi, Marshall University Cosponsor : The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum, Marshall University Contact: Corey Cunningham, cunningha189@marshall. edu, or Professor Burnis Morris, morrisb@marshall.edu . Eligibility: There are four separate divisions for
High School Journalism Workshop, June 22-25, 2020
June 1, 2020 · Uncategorized
The W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Marshall University invites students in grades 9-12 to apply for admission to a program that will help them improve communication skills in a summer-camp setting, while preparing for college. Students will study writing for news and sports, film making, law of the press and