Friday, August 1, 2014

Georgia Regents University celebrates Black History Month

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AUGUSTA, Ga.- In recognition of Black History Month, Georgia Regents University will host various events inspired by America’s African-American heritage, including a Buffalo Soldiers horse demonstration, a screening of Hodges Usry’s The Steering Committee, and a presentation by the Urban Bush Women dance troupe.

This year’s theme is The Golden Jubilee of the Civil Rights Act in which commemorates  the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act which effectively outlawed forms of discrimination against African-Americans and women.

For a complete list of GRU’s Black History Month activities, visit www.gru.edu/blackhistory or contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at 706-721-9265.

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 Georgia Regents University is one of four public comprehensive research universities in the state with nearly 10,000 students enrolled in its nine colleges and schools, which include the Medical College of Georgia – the nation’s 13th-oldest medical school – the nationally-ranked Hull College of Business and Georgia’s only College of Dental Medicine. The clinical enterprise associated with the university includes the 478-bed Georgia Regents Medical Center and the 154-bed Children’s Hospital of Georgia. GRU is a unit of the University System of Georgia and an equal opportunity institution.  http://www.gru.edu

 

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