MLK Day Celebration at Nazareth

January 16, 2017

Diversity and Inclusion Workshops

 9 a.m. Purple and Gold: A Legacy of Social Justice workshop — open to all, Linehan Chapel (Golisano Academic Center)

  • Presenters: Sr. Barbara Lum '58, Dr. Susan Nowak '77, S.S.J., and Jamie Fazio '97
  • Historical evolution of Nazareth College regarding diversity and inclusion

10 a.m. Engaging Students in Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives workshop — for students only, Medaille Formal Lounge

  • Facilitated by Mohammed Ahamed '09, '16G
  • Issues of diversity and inclusion

10 a.m. Diversity & Inclusion workshop — for staff and faculty only, Palladoro Welcome Vista (Arts Center)

  • Panel members: Dr. Carol Brownstein-Evans, Dr. Mario Martinez, Dr. Jed Metzger, Dr. Yamuna Sangarasivam, and Yuanting Zhao
  • Moderated by Dr. R. Deborah Davis 
  • Focus on issues of diversity and inclusion in the classroom

MLK Day Service in the Nazareth College Arts Center Callahan Theater

11:30 a.m. Choral Octet, featuring Brittney Burgess '18

11:45 a.m. Welcome: What MLK Represents – Kit Rainboth '16, '17G and Ahmad Jackson '19

11:50 a.m. Introduction of Guest Speaker, by Daan Braveman

11:55 a.m. Guest Speaker: Dr. William Pollard

12:20 p.m. Campus Charge by Mohammed Ahamed '09, '16G, director, Office for Diversity and Inclusion

12:25 p.m. Lift Every Voice and Sing, led by James Douthit, associate vice president for academic affairs

Other Nazareth events related to MLK Day:

MLK Day of Service on campus Friday, Jan. 20

MLK Day of Service ("King for a Day") in the community Saturday, Jan. 21