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February 18, 2016

 

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‘Poets in Black’ today

“Poets in Black” will be held today, February 18, from noon – 1:30 p.m. in the Library Media Studio (CO 111). Enjoy an afternoon of poetry and prose of African and African American writers!

 

 

 

 

Black History Month Panel Discussion

Debunking the myths of Black politics

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Join the Central Ohio Young Black Democrats and the African Descendants Union for a Town Hall Forum called “Debunking the Myths of Politics in the African and African-American Communities.”

The forum will be held Saturday, February 27, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Columbus State Conference Center, fourth floor of WD. 

Featured panelists are Columbus Council members Jaiza Page and Shannon Hardin, and community advocates Kiwan Lawson and Ibrahima Sow, who will join in an in-depth discussion about the role of politics in Columbus’ African and African-American communities.

The forum is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.

 

Service-Learning Committee to host ‘Conversations that Matter’ March 1

Join the Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) Service-Learning Committee for “Conversations that Matter,” Tuesday, March 1, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in WD 404.

Members of the Service-Learning Committee will discuss course structure and proposals to change any course into a Service-Learning, or “S-designated” course and make a difference in a student's life. 

If you currently conduct a service-learning activity or other type of project that includes experiential learning with nonprofit agencies, please come and share your experiences!   

 

Student group travels to Detroit

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A group of 27 students and staff members recently enjoyed a two-day trip to Detroit as part of the programming for Black History Month, sponsored by Diversity Services. The group was able to experience some of the rich African-American history found in the city by visiting the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and the Underground Railroad Living Museum. Taking a moment to pose at the museum are, (front kneeling,) Stacey Little; (first row, from left) Carolina Reinoso, Aissatou Bah, Maria Berger, Rebecca Farage, Missy Woodman, Seniqua Carter, Karen Castro, Cheryl Carter, Rezvan Ngalla, Nathell Grubbs, Taylor Davis; (second row, from left) Mohamed Mahamud, Brett Welsh, Umulkheyr Hassan, Mahamud Mohamed, Amadou Diop, tour guide Jonathan, Daniel Woodley, Hajar Saksaka, Issa Ali, Shandon Mitchell, Autumn Spitler, Neeha Pesala, Chloe Faure, Ali Alali, and Malcom Gilbert. Photo by Sarah Baker.

 

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SAC Brown Bag Lunch is Feb. 24

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Join Staff Advisory Council for the February Brown Bag Lunch “Diversity and Wellness: The Connection,” Wednesday, February 24, at 12:00 p.m. in the Bookstore first floor lounge. Kimberly Brazwell, special assistant to the President for Diversity Initiatives will discuss the importance of understanding the connection between diversity and one’s personal wellbeing.

RSVP by February 23 to Nichole Bowman-Glover, Wellness Coordinator, at ext. 3989.

 


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