See below for a list of heritage months that are celebrated by units across campus and Inclusive Excellence community partners. Please use this page as a resource when planning events at UB.
Celebrates the contributions that African Americans have made to American history in their struggles for freedom and equality and deepens our understanding of our Nation's history.
Celebrates the struggles and achievements of American women throughout the history of the United States.
In April we celebrate National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM), the heritage, culture, and contributions of Arab Americans.
Commemorates the events of June 1969 and works to achieve equal justice and equal opportunity for LGBTQ Americans. Celebrated at UB in April.
Celebrates the contributions Asian/Pacific Americans have made to American history, society and culture. Celebrated at UB in April and May.
Celebrates the contributions Jewish Americans have made to America since they first arrived in New Amsterdam in 1654.
Celebrates and recognizes the contributions Hispanic/Latinx Americans have made to American society and culture and to honor five of our Central American neighbors who celebrate their Independence days in September.
Javier Ávila is a distinguished educator who taught at the University of Puerto Rico and at Northampton Community College. He received the 2015 Pennsylvania Professor of the Year Award for his amazing work with students. Ávila is also a renowned poet and novelist whose literary excellence propelled him to international recognition.
Celebrates the accomplishments in the workplace of persons with disabilities and reaffirms the commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities to all citizens.
Celebrates and recognizes the accomplishments of the peoples who were the original inhabitants, explorers and settlers of the United States.