Diversity and Educational Equity Committee

The mission of the Penn State Harrisburg Diversity and Educational Equity Committee is to create and engage in activities cultivating a safe and supportive campus community that values diversity and fosters good citizenship. The committee strives to improve communication and encourage respect within its interdependent campus communities by enhancing the development of relationship skills and providing opportunities to share experiences and diverse perspectives among members of the college community.


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Photographs from Ethiopia
12:00 pm
Morrison Gallery, Library

Photographer and writer Julian Voloj, explores questions of identity in his work. Tour the Morrison Gallery to view his photgraphs.

5:00 pm — 6:00 pm
Gallery Lounge, Olmsted Building

Come to have English conversation via fun games or a particular theme topic. This is a wonderful place to practice oral English while making friends.

5:30 pm — 9:00 pm
Auditorium, Olmsted Building

Dr. Peter Kareithi, associate professor of Humanities and Communications, will introduce each film during the series. Encouraging viewers to harness the power of their own voice, to speak out against injustice in its many forms and recognize that we are all much more similar than we are different.

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Thu, 02/16/2017

Maly Jackson will present “A Walk to Freedom” as part of the Penn State Harrisburg Center for Holocaust and Jewish Studies speaker series, on Tuesday, February 21 at 7 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery on campus.

Fri, 02/10/2017

Penn State Harrisburg’s Diversity and Educational Equity Committee (DEEC) will host a screening of the locally produced film titled "African American Oral History Project: Part One" on Thursday, February 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in the Olmsted Building auditorium on campus.

Thu, 02/09/2017
Book display featuring black authors

To celebrate Black History Month and highlight African American authors, the Office of Student Life at Penn State Harrisburg will host an African American Read-In on Tuesday, February 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Oliver LaGrone Cultural Arts Center, Olmsted Building on campus.

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