Diversity and Inclusion - College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics


HISTORY AND HERITAGE MONTHS/COMMEMORATIVE OBSERVANCES

Events

February 2021 - Black History Month

National African American History Month in February celebrates the contributions that African Americans have made to American history in their struggles for freedom and equality and deepens our understanding of our Nation's history (more information, Library of Congress).

March 2021 - Women's History Month
Women’s History Month honors and celebrates the struggles and achievements of American women throughout the history of the United States (more information, Library of Congress).

May 2021 - Jewish American Heritage Month
Jewish American Heritage Month is a month to celebrate the contributions Jewish Americans have made to America since they first arrived in New Amsterdam in 1654 (more information, Library of Congress).

May 2021 - Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month is a month to celebrate the contributions Asian/Pacific Americans have made to American history, society and culture (more information, Library of Congress).

June 2021 - LGBTQA Pride Month
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month commemorates the events of June 1969 and works to achieve equal justice and equal opportunity for LGBTQ Americans (more information, Library of Congress).

Last Updated: 2/15/21