FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 30, 2014
BLOOMINGTON – Ivy Tech Community College’s Bloomington campus will celebrate Black History Month in February by hosting the Indiana University African American Dance Company, a panel discussion on the topic, “Life in Bloomington as an African American,” and a movie showing of Lee Daniels’ The Butler.
The panel discussion will take place on Wednesday, February 5 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Hoosier Times Student Commons, at Ivy Tech-Bloomington’s Connie and Steve Ferguson Academic Building. The topic, “Life in Bloomington as an African American” will be discussed by Ivy Tech students, faculty and staff.
The IU African American Dance Company will perform on Tuesday, February 11 from 12:15 to 1:00 p.m. in the Hoosier Times Student Commons, at Ivy Tech-Bloomington’s Connie and Steve Ferguson Academic Building. The energy, rhythm precision, and grace of the African American Dance Company captures and delivers the spirit of dance styles of the African Diaspora. The company’s repertoire consists of original choreography based on a fusion of modern, jazz, African American, Latin American and African Diaspora dance styles.
A movie showing of Lee Daniels’ The Butler, will be held on Thursday, February 20 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m in the Hoosier Times Student Commons, at Ivy Tech-Bloomington’s Connie and Steve Ferguson Academic Building.
Ivy Tech Community College is committed to a diverse and inclusive educational environment that extends beyond tolerance to respect and affirms human difference.
The Ivy Tech-Bloomington Connie and Steve Ferguson Academic Building 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.