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Our Resources


Our office sponsors several student organizations designed to support the diversity of our students, these student organizations provide space and opportunity to develop authentic identities while fostering relationships among peers.


  • Brother 2 Brother
  • Charles Sumner Harrison Organization
  • Global Connections
  • LGBTQ + Activism

Faculty and Staff

We provide several opportunities for faculty and staff to support and enhance skills, passions and needs surrounding diversity and inclusion. These opportunities allow for larger collaboration and cross-cultural learning and are offered in a variety of modes and delivery options.


  • Ambassadors for Inclusive Excellence
  • Bias Response Team
  • Multicultural Center


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Fostering Diversity & Inclusion

Our Actions


As we seek to create opportunities for cross cultural collaboration and intercultural understanding, our services include opportunities for all members of our campus to work in collaboration, on initiatives designed to enhance the experiences of all historically underserved students. We believe these initiatives will provide opportunities for campus members to work together, learning from one another in the efforts of creating equity-based resources and support for historically underserved populations.


  • One Marietta
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training
  • Council for Inclusive Excellence
  • MLK Day of Service Committee


We offer a variety of opportunities to collaborate and partner with the Marietta community. All efforts are designed to increase capacity, expand understanding, foster communication and build a larger support network for community development. In creating these opportunities, our office will impart additional components of education for the community while expanding our footprint and knowledge of community needs.


  • Mentor Family
  • MLK Day of Service
  • Multicultural Festival
  • International Human Rights Day
  • Lunar New Year
  • Kuwait National Day
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Celebration of Diversity Event at Marietta College


For Marietta College to increase the number of underrepresented students attending, matriculating, and graduating. The Office of Diversity & Inclusion envisions a college that supports all perspectives, cultures, and differences. 


The mission of Diversity & Inclusion is to support Marietta College’s mission and core values through services, programs, and initiatives that ensure the creation and maintenance of a diverse and inclusive community that affirms diverse perspectives, attitudes, beliefs, and experiences, while providing specific support for US students from traditionally underrepresented populations, especially first-generation, low-income, and/or racial/ethnic minority students.

Core Values





Social Justice


Giving Tree Purpose
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The purpose of the Giving Tree is to allow donors to support the Multicultural Center as a Brave Space for our students. Funds will be used to support student programming, and professional and personal development and other needs of the center. Donations will foster a sense of inclusion, equity, and belonging for our students and allow for continuous community building, engagement, and learning opportunities.