Cultural and Educational Programs

Courageous Conversation Series

These monthly dialogues, coordinated by students and student organizations, and focus on a wide variety of issues of diversity. Courageous Conversations are open to any who wish to attend and participate.

Heritage Month Programs

These campus-wide educational programs honor and explore the experiences of historically underrepresented groups (i.e. African American, Hispanic/Latino, and women).

MLK Day of Service

This annual event is a service opportunity open to all students, staff and faculty to volunteer with various community organizations and continue Dr. King’s dream of uniting people of all backgrounds and work towards bettering our communities.  Service projects include: painting, organizing and putting on tea parties with school-aged children, playing games with veterans and more.

Take Back the Night

This event brings awareness to the issue surrounding domestic violence and sexual assault.  This evening is met with poets, dance and a keynote speaker that speak out against violence.

Questions

Contact:
Calvin Johnson, Director of Multicultural Leadership Programs
217-228-5432 ext. 3788
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Sherika Smiley, Graduate Assistant for Multicultural Leadership Programs
217-228-5432 ext. 3782
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