Black History Month 2024

All are welcome

Events at Clovis Community College are free and open to the public. Free parking in student stalls only. For more information about our events, contact our African American Success Initiative at or Student Activities at or call 559-325-5235

2024 Schedule of Black History Month events:

Date Time/ Location Event

Wednesday, January 31st

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Opening Reception (AC1 Lobby Gallery)

Art on display through March 15th

Audia Dixon: Reimagining Eden Art Exhibition Opening Reception

“Nostalgic experiences have a way of extending itself to reshape our personal fantasies and dreams. It can infiltrate our memories to make them a little more exaggerated and not merely as authentic. And yet , it is still a mysterious and well embraced phenomenon that nostalgia allows us to have the perfect homecoming - to return to a place and time where we long to relive.

Painting and linocut prints. Open to all students, staff, and community members. Relaxed parking in student/unmarked stalls during reception on January 31. Art on display through March 15th.

Audia Yvonne Dixon (b. 1992, Fresno CA) -painter and printmaker , comes from a family of artists and matriarchs who continue to influence her work. Dixon holds a BA in Art from CSU-Fresno (2016) and has recently earned an MA in Studio Art, also at CSU-Fresno (2021) where she was a recipient for both the Graduate Deans and President’s Dean’s Medal in 2022 for her academic and community contributions in art. Questions: Contact Audia Dixon


Thursday, February 1st

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Ceremony (AC1-150)

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Reception (AC1 Lobby)

Black History Month Opening Ceremony

Please join Clovis Community College as we celebrate and honor Black History Month. Clovis Community College will kickstart Black History Month with an opening day ceremony with special guests and more. Reception and light refreshments will follow. Special Guest: African Drum Circle.

Friday, February 2nd

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., AC2-176

Scholarship Workshop

Please join us to learn more about scholarship opportunities at CCC. Financial Aid and Tutorial Center staff will be present assist students in completing the application writing prompts. Questions? Contact

CCC scholarship application deadline: March 2, 2024

RSVP to Scholarship Workshop

Wednesday, February 7th

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Crush Cafe

Cocoa and Culture

The theme for Black History Month 2024 focuses on “African Americans and the Arts”. Please join us as we kick off Black History Month for hot cocoa and painting led by art instructor, Audia Dixon. Open to all! Art supplies and hot chocolate will be provided! For any questions, please contact Sasha Fisher at

Thursday, February 8th

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., AC2-176

CCC to HBCU Transfer Guarantee Presentation

Are you considering transferring to a Historically Black College or University? Learn about the California Community Colleges Transfer Guarantee to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Program makes it easy for students to get from a California community college to an HBCU. Question? Contact

RSVP to attend in counseling AC2-133

Wednesday, February 14th

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., AC1 Lobby

Give Yourself Some of That Self Care

Celebrate Valentine’s Day! Join us for self-care activities and treat yourself to a FREE massage by Selful Massage! For any questions, please contact Caryss Johnson at

Wednesday, February 21st

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., CCC Library: AC2-148

6th Annual African American Read-In

Participants have 5 minutes to read from a literary work by a Black author or writer. Participants can read a favorite poem or poems, an excerpt from an essay or article, music lyrics, a short story, or even something from a children’s book. Literary resources are available all month long in the Library. The National African American Read-In, established in 1990, is the nation’s first and oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature. Questions? Contact

RSVP to Read-In

Wednesday, February 21st

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Front of Library

Sweet Potato Pie Contest!

Enter the sweet potato pie contest! Prize for first place! Drop off your pie in the student center at 11:30 a.m., judging begins at 12:00 p.m. All participants must provide an ingredient list. For any questions, please contact Caryss Johnson at

Enter Pie Contest

Thursday, February 29th

3:00 p.m., Doors open

4:00 p.m., Movie Starts


Movie Night

Join us for a movie celebrating Black excellence and history! Our event will feature trivia, games, and snacks! For any questions, please contact Caryss Johnson at