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EECS Juneteenth Celebration: Tech and Empowering Our Communities


Join the fourth annual EECS Juneteenth Celebration

Zoom link:

Passcode: 696957

About the event

The EECS Juneteenth Celebration will take place virtually and will include:

  • a welcome address by Michigan Lieutenant Governor and EECS alumnus Garlin Gilchrist
  • a performance of Lift Every Voice and Sing, the Black National Anthem
  • a reading of the history of Juneteenth
  • a reading of the Emancipation Proclamation
  • a panel discussion on the importance of empowering and uplifting our Michigan communities, especially through STEM, as our goal is to train people-first engineers who inspire the next generation of problem-solvers.
  • Closing remarks by the EECS department chairs


Sponsored by

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


Ann Stals

Faculty Host

Herbert Winful Joseph E and Anne P Rowe Professor of Electrical EngineeringEECS-ECE