Black History Month

Opening Ceremony

Tuesday, Feb. 5
12:30–2 p.m.

Student Center Annex

A live quintet of musical hits composed by African American artists and performed by world-renowned jazz musician Dr. James Polk, PAC faculty member Dr. Armin Marmolejo, and other local musicians. Event includes free creole food. 

 
Lunch and Learn : Marlon Smith, San Antonio Commanders football player

Wednesday, Feb. 13
12:30–2 p.m.
Ozuna 101 (Legacy Room)

San Antonio native, Marlon Smith, is a record-holding UTSA football player who spent three years playing professional football in Canada. Come hear about his successes and failures as a student and an athlete, along with his current pursuits and aspirations.

Lunch Session: Morgan Jerkins
Thursday, Feb. 21 
11 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Legacy Room (Ozuna 101)

Award-winning author Morgan Jerkins penned This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America, a collection of personal essays. Learn from her experience as a writer. This event is presented in collaboration with the Working Writers Series.

 

PAC Gives Back – Day of Service

Friday, Feb. 22
8 a.m.–noon

Sign up at bit.ly/PACGivesBack

Give back to your community by volunteering your time with one of the following: San Antonio Food Bank Food Fair at PAC, Daughters of Charity outreach, or the Texas Diaper Bank.

Library Exhibits
Feb. 4–28
Ozuna Library

Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Surgeons
Black Art - Ancestral Legacy: The African Impulse in African American Art

 

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC and will be held at:

Palo Alto College
1400 W. Villaret
San Antonio, Texas 78224

For information, please contact Student Life.

Phone: (210) 486-3130

Sponsored by the Student Activities Fee and the Working Writers Series.