Events and Announcements


Upcoming Events:

Chaos or Community: Let's Talk with Dr. Ilyasah Shabazz. Monday, January. 15th, 2024 @ 6.p.m. Free Ticketed Event.

 Dr. Ilyasah Shabazz is an award-winning author, educator and producer. She has authored five historical novels, has served as project advisor for the PBS award-winning film, Prince Among Slaves documentary, and is currently producing a television series based on her latest publication, The Awakening of Malcolm X, with Sony Pictures Television’s TriStar. She is Chairperson of the Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center Board of Trustees. In her work to preserve the legacy of her parents, she has dedicated herself to institution-building and intergenerational leadership development with the tenants of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Roosevelt Montás – March 14, 2024 Roosevelt Montás is Senior Lecturer in American Studies and English at Columbia University. He holds an A.B. (1995), an M.A. (1996), and a Ph.D. (2004) in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. He was Director of the Center for the Core Curriculum at Columbia College from 2008 to 2018. Roosevelt specializes in Antebellum American literature and culture, with a particular interest in American citizenship. His dissertation, Rethinking America: Abolitionism and the Antebellum Transformation of the Discourse of National Identity, won Columbia University’s 2004 Bancroft Award. 


Diversity Education Events

Click here to get more information about the events hosted by the Office of Diversity Education. 

Anti-Racism Reading List

The following pdf has a list of 20 Anti-Racism Books.

Anti-Racism Reading List 

  • Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15 to October 15

    National Hispanic Heritage Month is the period from September 15 to October 15 when people recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrate the group's heritage and culture.

  • Native American Heritage Month: November

    Native American Heritage Month, or American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, in November is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the contributions of Native people.

  • Black History Month: February

    Black History Month is an annual observance every February in the United States for remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African diaspora.

  • Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: May


    Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, observed in May every year, is a month to celebrate and pay tribute to the contributions generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders have made to American history, society, and culture.

  • Communities In Collaborations (2020)

    Academic (6/20/20)


    Video of Communities in Collaboration

    Student Affairs (6/27/20)


    Video of Communities in Collaboration

    Public Safety

     Live Streamed on July 11, 2020, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. via YouTube. This will be a dialogue between students from WMU and KVCC and public safety officers from both campuses to discuss the issues of racial inequities regarding policing, especially of Black students. 

    Join Us at the Link Below

    Video of Communities in Collaboration
  • Multicultural meet and greet 2021

    Click the links below to watch the Multicultural Meet and Greet 2021 gallery.