All events are in Central time unless specified.

Wednesday, February 22

Ash Wednesday

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
Ash Wednesday is observed 46 days before Easter Sunday, and it signals the beginning of the forty days of Lent. Also known as the Day of Ashes.

Ash Wednesday

Christian Catholic/Protestant

Date: Time: All Day Location: This is not an event, but an observance
This day marks the beginning of Lent, a six week period of prayer and fasting in anticipation of Easter.

Ongoing Events

Kwanzaa

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
Celebration of African-American culture, culminating in a communal feast called Karamu. Created by activist Maulana Karenga.

New Years Eve

Date: Time: 12:00 am–12:55 pm Location: this is an observance not an event
Day before the Calendar new year.

Black History Month

African American History Month

Date: Time: All Day Location: this is an observance not an event
African American people’s achievements are celebrated and their roles in American history are praised and recognized.

Black Greek 101

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Black Greek 101 is a seminar to learn more about the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) or commonly referred to as Divine Nine (D9) organization. In this seminar, you will learn about all nine organizations but also the current chapter that are on …
This event originated in Fraternity and Sorority Life.