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Black History Month 2021

Each year, Monmouth University observes National Black History Month throughout the month of February. Originating in 1926 under the vision of African American historian Carter G. Woodson, Black History Month provides opportunities for all members of the university to explore the histories, legacies, and current contributions of individuals across the African Diaspora. Join the Black History Month Planning Committee for our month-long virtual event series including events organized by students, faculty, and staff.


Writing Memoir


THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. AN ADDITIONAL COURSE HAS BEEN ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!! March 11 - 25 | 7:00 – 8:30 PM. This three-session virtual course provides attendees with an introduction to basic modes for telling the stories of their lives. Working in a supportive workshop setting, students will enjoy engaging, wide-ranging discussion about the joys and challenges of bringing their memories to life. Instructor: Mike Farragher, Monmouth University alumnus and author of numerous works of fiction and memoir.

$50 (for three sessions)

Build your Brand (Professional Empowerment Series)


Sponsored by Career Services, the Educational Opportunity Fund, and Student Employment In this 45-minute virtual session, you will learn to Create an elevator pitch Define your personal brand Register Now

The Odyssey – Virtual Panel Discussion


Join us for a World Cinema Series zoom discussion illuminating the theme “A Delicate Balance: Global Communities and the Natural World” by analyzing the message and impact the 2016 film, The Odyssey. The discussion of the film will be led by Dr. Jason Adolf, Endowed Associate Professor of Marine Science, and Tony Macdonald, Director of Monmouth University's Urban Coast Institute. When you register you will be provided the meeting link to join the conversation.

Free and open to the public but registration is required.