UTHSC Black History Month Events


Soul Food

Soul Food Taste Around & Art Exhibit
Friday, February 10, 2012
11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
OD Larry Dining Hall, Student Alumni Center (SAC)


Enjoy samples of traditional African-American foods and see live demonstrations of hot water corn bread, fried fish and okra. Also, get tips and taste some healthy soul food options.

The art exhibit will feature Mr. Emery Franklin’s new artwork.
About the artist: http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/emery-franklin.html


20th Annual Awards Ball

20th Annual Awards Ball
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Reception and Hors d’oeuvres: 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Program: 7:00 p.m.
Holiday Inn (University of Memphis Campus), 3700 Central Avenue, Memphis, TN
Semiformal Attire is requested


Tickets: students, $25 / non-students, $45
Tables: $450
Tickets are non-refundable.
Please call Special Events at 901-448-5618 or 1-800-733-0482 for more information.


Inky Johnson

Speaker:Inky Johnson
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: GEB A102


Join the Office of Equity and Diversity and the College of Allied Health Sciences as we welcome Inky Johnson. Inky, a former UTK football player, tells his story of a career-ending injury and how he has coped with this devastating change in his life. Do not miss this opportunity to witness how "faith and perseverance" have affected Inky. Inky was honored as "Legend" for the UT vs. SC football game in 2011. Copies of his book will be available for purchase ($20) after the program.

Watch a clip of Inky’s incredible journey on his personal website.

Read more information about upcoming events in the OED Newsletter!