Delaware State University will host a variety on events through the end of February in celebration of Black History Month.
All events are held on campus — 1200 N. Dupont Highway, Dover — and are free and open to the public.
— DSU’s annual Founders’ Day Program: 11 a.m. Feb. 8, second floor parlors, MLK Jr. Student Center. Features a screening of documentary “Delaware State University – A Legacy of Opportunity. A second screening of the film will be held at 6:30 p.m.
— “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities: 7 p.m. Feb. 15, second floor parlors, MLK Jr. Student Center. A screening of the PBS documentary.
— An Evening with Dr. Sylvia Trent-Adams: 6 p.m. Feb. 20, EH Theatre. U.S.Deputy Surgeon General Sylvia Trent-Adams will present. Delaware Secretary of Health and Human Services Kara Odem-Walker will moderate the event. Trent-Adams will share her thoughts on “The Politics of African American Health.”
— DSU Early College High School Carter G. Woodson Awards: 1:30 p.m. Feb. 21, EH Theatre. Students select black history heroes — known and unknown — to celebrate and honor.
— Donald and Rebecca Covington Webber: 7 p.m. Feb. 26, EH Theatre. Broadway actors and couple Donald Webber Jr., (“Hamilton”) and Rebecca Covington Webber (“Beautiful: The Carole King Musical”) will share career experiences and wisdom in a guest speaker event.
— “An Evening with the Olympians”: 7 p.m. Feb. 27, EH Theatre. Olympic track and bobsledding star Lauren Williams, along with Antonio M. Boyle, DSU vice president of Strategic Enrollment, a member of the 1988 Barbados Olympic Swim Team; and Candy Young, DSU director of the Office of Title IX, a member of the U.S. Olympic Track Team, will be featured. The Olympians will talk about their careers during a guest speaker event.