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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Celebrate Black History Month @ Chesnutt Library

Dr. Annie McCullough-Chavis, FSU Professor, Author and Alumna will speak on Genograms and African Americans on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Library Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Charles W. Chesnutt Library. FSU. Light Refreshments Provided.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Celebrate Black History @ Chesnutt Library

Dr. Terence Hicks, The Educational Lockout of African Americans in Prince Edward County, Virginia (1959-1964): Personal Accounts and Reflections on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the J.C. Jones Board of Trustees Room, 2nd Floor, Charles W. Chesnutt Library. FSU. Light Refreshments Provided.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Black History Month Movies at Chesnutt Library

Blood Done Sign My Name on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the J.C. Jones Board of Trustees Room, 2nd Floor, Charles W. Chesnutt Library.

Monday, February 07, 2011

"The 2011 McGraw-Hill Black History Month Essay Contest"

The McGraw-Hill Companies, recognized as the #1 employer on the HBCU Connect Top 50 Employer list for 2 consecutive years, along with HBCU Connect, is proud to announce the 2nd annual Black History Month Essay Contest!

The Essay Contest is open to all undergraduate and graduate students who attend a Historically Black College or University. Students must be able to show proof of enrollment status.

The top three winners will receive an Amazon Kindle and a copy of the e-Book: "Influence: The Power to Change Anything". The 10 runners up will receive a hard copy of the same book.

All participants who submit an essay are also encouraged to submit a resume if they are interested in an internship at The McGraw-Hill Companies.


In 500 words or less, explain how being educated at a Historically Black College or University will help you be a future influencer.

• Essay submission deadline: February 28, 2011

• Essay word limit: 500 maximum

• Participants are encouraged to submit their resume along with the Essay

• Contact if you have any questions

• Winners will be announced by March 31st

Submit your essay by visiting: