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.


Penn State Statement on
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Excellence


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MLK, Jr. Day Poster Design Contest

Nicole Hill was the winner of the 2017 MLK, Jr. Day poster design contest.

2017 MLK, Jr. Day poster

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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.

12:00 am — 12:00 pm
Soldiers' Grove

The event is hosted by the YWCA Greater Harrisburg to promote awareness of racism and injustice in our community and raise vital funds to support its racial justice programs.

6:00 pm — 9:00 pm
Student Center, Capital Union Building (CUB)

The Latino Gala brings together the Latino and all the Penn State Harrisburg communities. The Gala will take our guests on a trip to Latin American, our traditions and culture by explaining them in five different regions: Islands & Caribbean, Central America, South America-North, South America-South, and Brazil.

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Fri, 03/17/2017

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities recently hosted Writers Resist: All Our Voices Matter, an event designed to celebrate diversity and recognize literature as a tool for social change. Faculty, students, and community members read their own work or the work of other authors addressing topics such as mental health, politics, and identity. The event was one of over 100 similar readings held across the country that were modeled after the flagship Writers Resist event, which took place in New York City on January 15.

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.

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