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Campus Diversity Council launches call to action

A statement was released on Sept. 3 by the Campus Diversity Council to continue the conversation on restorative justice in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

‘Black at TCNJ’ is a rallying cry. Students are starting to listen.

Students at the College are tired of remaining silent. Several emerging Instagram accounts are inviting students to anonymously recount the times when they’ve faced microaggressions, exclusion and sometimes blatant discrimination on the College’s predominantly white campus.

Administrators host diversity panel amidst social unrest

The College held a dialogue around allyship and racial injustice on June 21 with a panel via Zoom. The discussion was moderated by the interim director of intercultural engagement and inclusion, Marvin Carter, and the panel included seven different staff and faculty members.

Student organizations make unprecedented strides in activism

While some lay silent, student organizations from all across campus community groups are taking unprecedented steps toward action. Rising senior Ambar Grullón calls it a revolution.

From oppression to empowerment, activist inspires

Growing up, her neighborhood was a constant target for Klu Klux Klan bombings. Today, she is a renowned civil rights activist, fighting to stop history from repeating itself.

Diversity Education Series mends race relations

As part of the fall semester’s Diversity Education Series, the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion held “Exploring Early Messages on Race and Cultural Differences” on Thursday, Oct. 10 in the Brower Student Center Room 225.

OIDEI welcomes diversity leadership expert

The Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion welcomed Damon Williams of the Center for Strategic Diversity Leadership & Change on Friday, April 26 in the Library Auditorium at 12:30 p.m. to share his analysis of the College’s current diversity structure and his recommendations for the future of the community.

Second Annual Diversity Summit hosts award-winning global inclusion strategist

Sonia Aranza loved the road. Born in the Philippines and later growing up in Hawaii, the roads were often too short for more than an hour.  She had never experienced country road trips in the Carolinas.

#IAMTCNJ monologues inspire inclusivity

As part of Student Government’s Diversity and Inclusion week, the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosted its second annual #IAMTCNJ monologues at 8 p.m. in Mayo Concert Hall on Thursday, April 11.

Award-winning producer provides career insight

The Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosted its final speaker of the year in its Diversity Speaker Series on April 9 in the Education Building Room 115.

Distinguished professor visits academic panel

Students and faculty flocked to the three events featuring Patricia Hill Collins, a prestigious professor of sociology from the University of Maryland on Thursday, April 4, during which she discussed intersectionality and the advances and improvements of contemporary society.

Diversity office assembles Bias Response Team

Since last semester’s racial incident at Wolfe Hall, the College has taken several measures to combat future occurrences of bias.

NAACP advocates for minorities

With over 150 clubs and organizations, there are many opportunities for students at the College to become involved on campus and within their community. The College’s chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, an organization many do not even know exists, provides a community for many students of color on campus.

SG holds first meeting of semester

Student Government welcomed Interim Vice President for the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Ivonne Cruz at the beginning of its meeting on Feb. 6.

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