Annual Observances and Inclusion Events | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Annual Observances and Inclusion Events

Join us as we celebrate and observe the following in 2022



January

Poverty in America Awareness Month
Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month

  • January 1 – New Year’s Day
  • January 4 – National Braille Day
  • January 17 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • January 18 – Mahayana New Year (Buddhist)
  • January 24 – International Day of Education
  • January 27 – International Holocaust Remembrance Day

February

American Heart Month
Black History Month

  • February 1 – National Freedom Day
  • February 1 — Lunar New Year (Year of the Tiger)
  • February 4 — Rosa Parks Day
  • February 15 – Nirvana Day (Buddhist)
  • February 20 – World Day of Social Justice

March

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
Ethnic Equality Month
Gender Equality Month
Greek-American Heritage Month
Irish-American Heritage Month
National Women’s History Month

  • March 1 – Maha Shivarati (Hindu)
  • March 2 – Ash Wednesday (Christian)
  • March 8 – International Women’s Day
  • March 11 – Maha Shivarati (Hindu)
  • March 16-17 – Purim (Jewish)
  • March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day
  • March 19 – Holi (Hindu)
  • March 21 – World Down Syndrome Day
  • March 25 – International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
  • March 31 – International Transgender Day of Visibility

April

Arab-American Heritage Month
Autism Awareness Month
Celebrate Diversity Month
Earth Month

  • April 2 – Ramadan begins (Muslim)
  • April 2 – World Autism Awareness Day
  • April 2 – Equal Pay Day
  • April 10 – Palm Sunday (Christian)
  • April 15 – Good Friday (Christian)
  • April 15-23 – Passover (Jewish)
  • April 17 – Easter (Christian)
  • April 22 – Earth Day
  • April 23 – National Day of Silence (LGBTQIAA+)
  • April 27-28 – Yom Hashoah (Jewish)
  • April 8 – Laylat al-Qadr (Muslim)
  • April 30 – Ramadan ends (Muslim)

May

ALS Awareness Month
Haitian Heritage Month
Indian Heritage Month
Jewish-American Heritage Month
Mental Health Month
National Asian American and South Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Older Americans Month
South Asian American Heritage Month

  • May 3 – Eid al-Fitr (Muslim)
  • May 5 – Cinco de Mayo
  • May 17 – International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
  • May 21 – World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development