FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 1, 2012
Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus will celebrate Black History Month by hosting the IU African American Dance Company and a diversity panel featuring Eric Love, Director of the Indiana University Office of Diversity Education.
The African American Dance Company will perform on Thursday, February 9 at Noon in the Ivy Tech Student Commons on the main campus, in the Connie and Steve Ferguson Academic Building. Their repertoire performance will include original choreography in a fusion of modern, jazz and Latin American dancing, under the direction of Iris Rosa, professor and choreographer.
The diversity panel featuring Eric Love, Director of the Indiana University Office of Diversity Education, will take place on Thursday, February 16 at Noon in room C132, also on Ivy Tech’s main campus. Love will moderate a panel discussion on the topic of “Why Black History Month is Still Relevant.” The panel will include community members, students, faculty and staff.
Ivy Tech Community College is committed to a diverse and inclusive educational environment that extends beyond tolerance to respect and affirms human difference.
Ivy Tech Bloomington’s main campus is located at the corner of 200 Daniels Way and State Road 48, on the west side of Bloomington. For more information about the college, log on www.ivytech.edu/bloomington.
About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.