Berkeley College to Observe Black History Month with Celebrations of Food, Music, Dance and Literature

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Contact: Kelly Depsee
Senior Director, Communications and External Relations


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Berkeley College will celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black Americans during Black History Month in February 2022. 

Black History Month: Wheel of Knowledge

Berkeley College students, faculty and staff can test their knowledge of African American history by answering trivia questions.

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

  • Lobby, Newark Campus, 1 to 2 p.m.
  • Renaissance Hall Atrium, Woodland Park Campus, 1 to 2 p.m.
  • Lobby, 43rd Street, Midtown Manhattan Campus, 1 to 2 p.m.
  • Berkeley College Online®, 12 to 1 p.m. – Email for Zoom link.

Thursday, February 3, 2022

  • Lobby, Woodbridge Campus, 12 to 1 p.m. 

Virtual Zumba for the Culture

Students, faculty and staff, as well as alumni and the community at-large can join Berkeley College for a Virtual Zumba Class, which will celebrate Afrobeats, African-inspired Latin rhythms, reggae and hip-hop.

Thursday, February 10, 2022, 4 to 6 p.m.

Real Talk Series: Black History Month

The Office of Student Development and Campus Life invites Berkeley College students, faculty and staff to an insightful discussion that offers fresh perspectives on current events.

Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 5 to 6 p.m.

Wednesday, February 16, 2022, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Webinar: Black Health and Wellness: Getting the Care WE need

Students, faculty and staff, as well as alumni and the community at-large can join Berkeley College for a virtual discussion with Black professionals that highlights the importance of Black representation and resources in the healthcare system.

Thursday, February 24, 2022, 4 to 5 p.m.

For the Culture: Black History Month Book Display

The Berkeley College Library will honor Black authors with a Black History Month book display. Stop by a library at any campus to view the book display and receive a Black History Month bookmark. The Virtual Student Center will also offer a Black History Month reading list.

A Taste of Culture

Berkeley College students, faculty and staff can take a virtual culinary journey through the tastes of African American cuisine by viewing cooking demonstrations throughout February on Yammer

Black History Month Spotify Playlist

Students, faculty and staff, as well as alumni and the community at-large can listen to a Spotify playlist highlighting Black musicians whose voices and songs changed the world.

About Berkeley College

Berkeley College, founded in 1931, is a career-focused institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education that offers students Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree and Certificate programs in more than 20 career fields. The College also offers continuing education programs to enhance career credentials.

Berkeley College has campuses in Midtown Manhattan, NY, and in Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park, NJ, with more than 4,000 students enrolled. In addition, Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. U.S. News & World Report has named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, for nine consecutive years. U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College (NJ) one of the Best Regional Colleges in the North in its 2022 edition of the Best Colleges Survey.  In 2021 Berkeley College (NJ) was also recognized for the first time as a Top Performer on Social Mobility among colleges in the region. The website address is