Ken Morris, director of Intercultural Life at Cornell College, will be one of the inaugural Diversity Focus Fellows. Morris, who has worked at Cornell for six years, will run a community website and blog about the African-American community in the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City corridor.
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Terrie Williams, author of “Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We’re Not Hurting,” will speak in Kimmel Theatre at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 26. Williams is credited with starting a national dialogue about depression and the impact of the stigma mental illnesses have, particularly on the African-American community.
A week of events honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. included a candlelight vigil, a day of personal sharing and remembrance, and three discussions of contemporary race and class issues as portrayed in movies and television shows.
Cornell College is hosting events Jan. 20 through 24 to honor and examine the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
In mid-December Cornell College’s Organization for Latino Awareness held a campuswide celebration of Las Posadas, a nine-day feast that leads up to Christmas.
On Nov. 10, 2012, the ninth annual Culture Show showcased Cornell’s diverse and talented students. Hosted by the student group Eyes of the World, the evening was full of color, music, fun…and impressive numbers.
Diego Verdugo was one of only three students chosen for Principal Financial Group’s prestigious Leadership Development Program in 2012. A two-month internship with Southern Cone Group in Uruguay helped his application.
Cornell College’s 2012 African American Symposium on April 23rd will have more of an international theme this year.
After the March 26 Trayvon Martin demonstration on the O.C., the words “RIP” on the kiosk that displayed “RIP Trayvon Martion” were scribbled over with spray paint.