BLACKSBURG, Va., Jan. 25, 2013 – The Virginia Tech community celebrates Black History Month with a variety of cultural events focusing on this year’s theme, "At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington."
All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Scheduled events include:
Themed discussions, film screenings, guest speakers, and additional live performances will also be included in the month-long celebration. Events are scheduled throughout the month of February.
For a complete listing of events celebrating Black History Month, visit Multicultural Programs and Services.
For events at Squires Student Center, parking is available in the Squires Lot, located at the corner of College Avenue and Otey Street or the Architecture Annex Lot also on Otey Street. Parking meters within the Squires Lot will need to be paid. A visitor’s pass is required until 5 p.m. and may be obtained Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Visitor Information Center, located at 965 Prices Fork Road, near the intersection of Prices Fork and University City Boulevard next to the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center. A visitor’s pass may also be obtained from the Virginia Tech Police Station, located on Sterrett Drive, outside of the Visitor Information Center hours. After 5 p.m., free parking is available in the Squires Lot or the Architecture Annex Lot.
For events at Deet’s Place, free parking is available after 5 p.m. in the Coliseum Lot located along Washington Street and Spring Road.
Find more parking information online or call 540-231-3200.
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