Entries tagged with ‘diversity center’

Rev. Dr. Luke Powery Brings Martin Luther King’s “World House” to Gustavus

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture at Gustavus takes place on Monday, January 21, at 10 a.m.

Gena King ’22 Wins BWA National Leadership Award

The first-year student recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to receive award from The Black Women's Agenda and meet Black dignitaries from across the country.

Jazz Expert Presents The Langston Hughes Project

Dr. Ron McCurdy of the University of Southern California will present a multimedia project featuring video, spoken word, and jazz music.

Annual Building Bridges Conference Explores Mental Health Stigmas

Held on Saturday, March 3 beginning at 9 a.m., the conference will explore and seek to dismantle stigmas attached to mental illness and mental health.

Phillips Scholarship Supports Community Service for Keliyah Perkins

Centered on the themes of diversity, equity, and inclusion, Perkins will serve as a peer educator for high school students in North Minneapolis.

Ericka Huggins to Give Keynote Speech at Gustavus

Huggins, a human rights activist and former political prisoner, will be reflecting on her own life experiences and her leadership in the Black Panther Party to discuss the organization of grassroots social justice movements. The talk is titled, "Igniting a Grassroots movement in the 21st Century."

Jaime Hollis Named Director of Gustavus Diversity Center

Jaime Hollis has been named the director of the Diversity Center at Gustavus Adolphus College and will begin in her new role on Monday, Feb. 1.

Andra Gulenchyn ’17 Uses Phillips Scholars Program to Educate the Next Generation

A native of St. Francis, Minn., Gulenchyn will use the $16,500 Phillips Scholars Program award to implement a summer literacy program for the city of Brooklyn Park.