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SCC Diversity Calendar of Events


October 2, 2017 @ 12:00 – 1:00pm: Celebrating Third Annual Henrietta Lacks’ Day
Logan Hall
Students, faculty, and staff will commemorate Mrs. Henrietta Lacks’ Legacy and contributions to the medical field.  Writing The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is a required reading for students taking DRE 098.

October 18, 2017: National Hispanic-Latino Heritage Month
“Music on the Lawn” Boyd Library featuring Ryan Book, Chair of SCC Fine Arts Department. Rendering guitar melodies of Hispanic & Latino Heritage

October 26: Phase II Safe Zone Training
Dr. Robert Canida, Director of the Multicultural Center at UNC -Pembroke


Native American Heritage Month
Guest Lecturer:  Faculty of American Indian Studies at UNC- Pembroke Celebrating the rich legacy and heritage of Lumbee and other Native American Tribes in North Carolina


On December 10 in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights


January 15: Dr. Martin Luther King Day
On January 16, SCC Commemorative Service in Owens Auditorium, Guest Musician, Songwriter, Speaker, Mr. Damien Horne from Hickory, North Carolina
Petrina Byrant: North Carolina Spoken Word Artist, Poet aka Trin-A-Thoughtz

January 27: Remembering the victims of The Holocaust


Black History Month Details TBA


Women’s History Month

Recognizing SCC Legacy of Women (Past & Present)


Cinco de Mayo


LGBT Pride Month

Articles Resources on Diversity

9 Tips for Working with Culturally Different Students on Your Campus

10 Reasons Why We Need Diversity on College Campuses


Benefits and Challenges of Diversity in Academic Settings

Videos on Diversity Links

Color blind or color brave?

Improving your diversity IQ

The danger of a single story

Let’s Talk Diversity and Inclusion