Actress, writer to speak at Marietta about diversity, inclusion

October 17, 2018 | Diversity & Inclusion
Actress and writer Bianca Sams will be at Marietta College for "A Discussion of Diversity and Inclusion in an age of #MeToo," at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, October 18th, in the Andrews Hall Great Room.
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College hosting Capoeira-style music, dance as part of Hispanic Heritage Month

September 27, 2018 | Modern Languages
Marietta College is hosting two days of music, workshops and dance in the Capoeira-style as a part of the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on October 5th-6th. The program features Mestre Caboclinho of Sacramento, California, and TABCAT (Tribo Afro Bahiana de Capoeira Angola Tradicional) with dancers from Columbus and Cincinnati.
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College hosting Marion Blumenthal Lazan as part of International Human Rights Day

December 3, 2018 | Human Rights
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is excited to announce it will be hosting Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan in honor of International Human Rights Day on Monday, December 10th. Lazan will be speaking in the Alma McDonough Auditorium beginning at 6:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
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College celebrating Native American History Month on Nov. 1

October 29, 2018 | Diversity & Inclusion
The Piscataway Nation Singers and Dancers will be at Marietta College on Thursday, November 1st as the campus celebrates Native American History Month. The singers and dancers will perform at 8:00 p.m. in The Gathering Place. The event, which is sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, is free and open to the public.
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College leadership signs A Declaration on the Rights of Historically-Underserved Students

September 5, 2018 | Diversity & Inclusion
In the eight months she has been at Marietta College, Dr. Nkenge Friday, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Diversity & Inclusion, has met with countless members of campus to gain a better understanding of the state of diversity and inclusion at Marietta — with a goal of creating ways to add and keep inclusiveness moving forward...
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Actress, writer shares challenges of being a woman of color in Hollywood

October 19, 2018 | Diversity & Inclusion
When actress and writer Bianca Sams sits in a writing room, she is often the only person under the age of 40, and the only woman of color. She said these differences present a challenge unforeseen in her job description, and she believes it becomes her duty to act as a whistleblower — speaking out for the groups who are often marginalized in...
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College announces robust schedule for 2019 Black History Month

January 30, 2019 | Black History Month
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion will be sponsoring multiple events for Marietta College students and members of the campus community throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month.
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Inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and Reflection draws hundreds to serve

January 22, 2019 | Civic Engagement
The temperature outside Monday morning was barely above 0, but that didn’t keep droves of Pioneers from showing up at The Gathering Place to start a morning filled with service and reflection to honor the works of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. From filling “GoPacks” with healthy food that will help nourish local school children...
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Open House: Multicultural Student Center

11:00am to 5:00pm | Diversity & Inclusion
The Marietta College community is invited to an open house at the Multicultural Student Center on Wednesday, September 5th. The Multicultural Student Center will be open for visitors to drop in throughout the day from 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The newly minted Multicultural Student Center, complete with activities, cultural teaching and learning,...
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Interest Meeting: LGBTQ + Activism

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is hosting an interest meeting for the organization LGBTQ + Activism at 7:00 p.m, Wednesday, September 5th, in the new Multicultural Center, located in the Arts and Humanities House off of Fourth Street. The organization is dedicated to the advocacy for and development of students belonging to the...
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Interest Meeting: Charles Sumner Harrison Organization

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion will conduct an interest meeting for the Charles Sumner Harrison Organization at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 6th, in the new Multicultural Center at the Arts & Humanities House. CSHO is an organization dedicated to the social and academic development of students of color and friends, offering...
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Interest Meeting: Brother 2 Brother

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion will conduct an interest meeting for Brother 2 Brother at 8:30 p.m., Thursday, September 6th, in the new Multicultural Center in the Arts & Humanities House. Brother 2 Brother is an organization dedicated to the professional and social development of young men of color and friends, providing...
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Understanding LGBTQ+ Student Experiences, Success, and Retention

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is presenting its inaugural session in support of our educational program, Ambassadors for Inclusive Excellence at 11:45 a.m., Wednesday, September 19th, Legacy 219. The program is titled, "Understanding LGBTQ+ Student Experiences, Success, and Retention," and it will be facilitated by Doug Evans,...
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In the kitchen with Tampico

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th to October 15th), Chef Luis Salas of Tampico Restaurant will cook a Mexican dish from his hometown at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, September 20th, in Harrison Hall. As ingredients are mixed and scents are born, you will be transported to the kitchens of Oaxaca, Mexico. This event is free and you...
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One Voice: President's Choice Awards

7:00pm to 9:00pm | Diversity & Inclusion
The President's Choice Awards will be held from 7:00-9:00 p.m., Monday, October 8th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Students, faculty and staff are invited and encouraged to participate. All acts are welcome, and quirky acts are encouraged! Prizes will be given to the top three acts.
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One Opportunity: Tacos & Trivia

4:00pm to 5:00pm | One Marietta
Tacos & Trivia, a One Marietta Event, is scheduled for 4:00-5:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 9th, in the Andrews Hall Great Room. Up to eight teams will compete in Tacos and Trivia, a chance to test your knowledge about Marietta College history, enjoy some friendly competition, and eat great free food. Each team must have four to five members...
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One Goal: Free Throw Tournament

As part of One Marietta, there will be a free-throw tournament starting at 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 10th, in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center.​
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A Discussion of Diversity and Inclusion in an age of #MeToo

Bianca Sams, a writer and actor, will be on campus for "A Discussion of Diversity and Inclusion in an age of #MeToo," at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, October 18th, in the Andrews Hall Great Room. Dinner will be served starting at 5:45 p.m. This event is presented by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Theatre Department, while being...
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Intergroup Contact Theory, Research, and Practice

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is excited to present “Intergroup Contact Theory, Research, and Practice,” a facilitated session in support of our educational program, Ambassadors for Inclusive Excellence. The program will be facilitated by Dr. Cheongmi Shim and will start at noon, Friday, October 19th, in the Trustee Conference Room....
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Piscataway Indian Nation

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion will sponsor a performance by the Piscataway Indian Nation at 8:00 p.m., Thursday, November 1st, in The Gathering Place. This family friendly performance is in celebration and support of Native American Heritage Month, held in November. The month is a time to celebrate the rich and diverse cultures,...
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Multicultural Festival

5:00pm to 7:00pm | PAC
Enjoy the sights and tastes of the world from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Sunday, November 4th, as the Office of Diveristy & Inclusion hosts a Multicultural Festival in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. This is a chance to celebrate cultural heritage with free food samples, live music, and dance performances. This event is free and open to the...
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Native American History Month: Amy Sturgis

Dr. Amy H. Sturgis, winner of the Imperishable Flame Award for Tolkien/Inklings scholarship and author of The Trail of Tears and Indian Removal and Tecumseh: A Biography, will be a featured speaker during Marietta College's recognition of Native American History Month. Sturgis, one of the hosts of the Hugo-Award winning podcast StarShipSofa,...
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International Human Rights Day: Marion Blumenthal Lazan

6:00pm | Human Rights
Holocaust survivor and author Marion Blumenthal Lazan will be speaking at Marietta College as part of International Human Rights Day at 6:00 p.m., Monday, December 10th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Marion will recount the devastating years that shaped her childhood. Following Hitler's rise to power, the Blumenthal family — father,...
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Barbershop Talk

In celebration of "Brother 2 Brother Week" and in the launching of Black History Month, all members of the campus community are welcome to join us for "Barbershop Talk" starting at noon, Friday, February 1st, in the Multicultural Student Center. "Barbershop Talk" is a colloquialism used to define safe ways in which African American men ...
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Black History Month: Multicultural Friday

Multicultural Friday will feature a film viewing at 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 1st, in the Multicultural Center. This event will also help kick off a month of activities and celebrations centered around Black History Month.
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