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Rockford University President Issues Statement on Black History Month

02/19/2024 9:01 am

Rockford University President Dr. Patricia Lynott has issued the following statement on Black History Month:

“At Rockford University, we recognize the importance of diversity and inclusion in fostering a dynamic academic and intellectual community. As we commemorate Black History Month, we celebrate the significant impact of African American culture, resilience, and contributions to our society.

Black History Month serves as a critical reminder of the ongoing struggle for equality and justice and provides us with an opportunity to honor the countless individuals who have shaped history through their courage, creativity, and leadership. As we observe Black History Month, let us not only celebrate the achievements of the past, but also recommit ourselves to the pursuit of knowledge, understanding, and social justice.”