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Diversity Week

Student Government in partnership with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Carolina International House at Maxcy College and the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs will host Diversity Week, March 25-30, 2019. 

The week is being set aside for our students and faculty and staff members to reflect on what diversity and inclusion means to each of us. 


Diversity Week Events

Inclusion starts with “I” Dive-In Social

OMSA The Intersection Lounge | 6 p.m.
An opportunity to have open conversation concerning the topics of diversity, inclusion and equity with faculty members on the Council of Academic Diversity Officers. Students will learn how to create and promote inclusion and equity in their current majors and future careers. 

Witten Lecture and Documentary Award
Hollings LIbrary Program Room, Thomas Cooper Library | 5:30 p.m.
A film screening and discussion of An Ordinary Hero with Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, an American civil rights activist and Freedom Rider from Arlington, Va.

Download the flier for this event. 

Making Intersectionality Intuitive (Mii)
Greene St. | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 
Students from various backgrounds will be able to better visualize the intersection of all their respective identities through an interactive button activity during Hip Hop Wednesday. This event is co-sponsored by the Student Government Freshman Council. 

Russell House Ballroom | 12 p.m.
An annual event that brings students and faculty and staff members together to celebrate the Carolinian Creed.
Download the flier for this event. 

African Night
Russell House Ballroom | 6:30 p.m. Food Served, 7 p.m. Showtime  
The Pan-African Student Association and the Carolina International House at Maxcy College present free African food, traditional African cultural display, fashion show, poetry and music. 

Diversity Retreat
During this weekend-long retreat focused on diversity and leadership, participants will examine the meaning of social change and develop an action plan to bring back to their community. 

20th Annual World Night
Russell House Ballroom | 6-9 p.m.
Get ready for a night of cultural food, activities, fashion and amazing performances ranging from dance groups to martial arts! Invite your friends, family and colleagues to share in the good times!
This event is sponsored by the International Students Association and International Student Services


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