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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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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Diversity Dialogues: Unpacking Summer '16

4:00pm to 5:30pm | Diversity & Inclusion
This event is designed to celebrate diversity and to raise awareness of social inequalities within our society, while providing the campus community a space to go beyond their comfort zone through engagement with others who have varying beliefs, experiences, and values. We will do this by Unpacking Summer ’16: Co-Sponsored by The Alliance,...
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Homecoming 2016: Diversity & Inclusion Meet and Greet

2:30pm to 3:30pm | Diversity & Inclusion
Come out and meet the College's new Coordinator for Diversity and Inclusion and learn about our initiatives.
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Diversity Dialogue: Community Conversations

4:00pm to 5:00pm | Diversity & Inclusion
The Office of Diversity & Inclusion is pleased to continue the popular series, "Community Conversations" at 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 19th in the McCoy Foof Room. This series focuses on: celebrating diversity  raising awareness  social inequalities  providing our community a space to engage with others
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Worthington Center: Discussion with Jayson Douglas

The Worthington Center for Teaching Excellence is hosting Jayson Douglas, our new Coordinator for Diversity and Inclusion, to discuss about the latest offerings from his office at 8:00 a.m., Thursday, November 3rd.
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Multicultural Fest

4:00pm to 6:00pm | PAC
Pioneer Activities Council and Diversity & Inclusion are conducting a Multicultural Fest from 4:00-6:00 p.m., Thursday, November 10th in the Andrews Hall Great Room. It is set up to be a celebration of cultural heritage with free food damples, live music and dance performances. There will also be education presentations. This event is...
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Race & Religion: A Community Conversation

7:00pm | Race
Marietta College is conducting an event on Race & Religion: A Community Conversation at 7:00 p.m., Monday, November 21st, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Join local civic leaders, community advocates and clergy of the Marietta community for an open-panel discussion addressing race and religion. Any questions can be directed to Mr....
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Film Screening: MLK - A Call to Conscience

11:00am to 4:00pm | Diversity & Inclusion
The Office of Diversity & Inclusion is conducting a film screening of MLK: A Call to Conscience, Deconstructing One of His Greatest Speeches from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Monday, January 16th, in the Andrews Hall Fireplace Lounge. The film will be on a continuous loop during the five-hour window. It is free and open to the public.
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Multicultural Fest

5:00pm to 7:00pm | PAC
Pioneer Activities Council and Diversity & Inclusion are conducting a Multicultural Fest from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, November 3rd, in the Hermann Fine Arts Center. It is set up to be a celebration of cultural heritage with free food samples, live music, and dance performances. There will also be education presentations. This event is...
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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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