African-American Heritage Week

African-American Heritage Week
February 14 – 17, 2022
Most events are free and open to the public!!
$5.00 Admissions to the basketball games 

African-American Heritage Book Display
SouthArk Library
February 1st – 28th


Black History Cultural Factsheets
SouthArk Student Center
February 1st – 28th


Soul Food Lunch Specials
SouthArk Boom Town Bistro
Monday, Feb. 14thThursday, Feb. 17th


Lunch Menu

Monday, Feb. 14

Purple Hull Peas

Baked Pork Chops

Mashed Potatoes

Tuesday, Feb. 15

Collard Greens

Baked Chicken

Mac & Cheese

Hot Water Cornbread

Wednesday, Feb. 16

Bistro Grilled Burger Bar


Thursday, Feb. 17

Fish (Baked & Fried)

French Fries

Cole Slaw


African-American Health & Wellness
SouthArk Student Center
Monday, Feb. 14 – 11:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

* Since 1976, every American president has endorsed a specific theme for that February’s Black History Month.  This year’s theme is Black Health and Wellness

  • Heart Health Activity (activity designing valentine hearts)
  • Blood Pressure Checks (SouthArk nursing students will provide blood pressure checks)


African-American Inventions Scavenger Hunt
Tuesday, Feb. 15thThursday, Feb. 17th

Rules of Scavenger Hunt

  • Clues will be sent out starting Tuesday, Feb.15th to all faculty, staff, and students.
  • Faculty cannot participate until the end of the week if there is still inventions that have not been solved or confirmed by the students.
  • In order to win, the student must send a picture of what they believe is the invention based on the clues to my email address Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo..
  • If the student is correct, I will announce the winner for that particular invention and then move forward to the next one.
  • If no one figures out the invention then it will still be open until all inventions are confirmed and we have winners for each.
  • Have fun with this, you will be able to find these inventions all over the place so be creative and Ready, set, INVENTION!


Daisy Bates, First Lady of Little Rock Documentary
SouthArk Student Center
Tuesday, Feb. 15th – 12 & 3 pm (popcorn will be served @ 12 pm)

*This documentary follows the life of civil rights leader Daisy Bates and her efforts to desegregate the school system of Little Rock, Arkansas in the 1950’s. 

Mrs. Bates was born in Huttig, Arkansas, and local native, Summer Modica, the daughter of our very own Kathy Modica, portrays the young Daisy Bates in the film. 


Stars Basketball vs. Central Baptist College JV
SouthArk Gymnasium
Tuesday, Feb. 15 – 6:00 p.m.


African-American Cultural Activity
Event: Domino/Spade Tournament
SouthArk Student Center
Wednesday, Feb. 16th – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Black History Conversation/SGA Meeting
Guest Speaker: Vernita Morgan
Whitfield RM 209
Thursday, Feb. 17th – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. 


Stars Basketball vs. SAU Tech
SouthArk Gymnasium
Thursday, Feb. 17 – 5:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.


African-American Poetry Jam & Read-in
SouthArk Library
Tuesday, Feb. 22nd – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.


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