Diversity Services Office Coordinates Diversity Month Activities

Monday, October 31, 2011

Westminster's College's Office of Diversity Services is working with several student organizations to coordinate activities for Diversity Month, celebrated during November.

Guest speakers include disabilities advocate Talina Jones (Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. in the Berlin Student Lounge) and gender education speaker Debra Davis (Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 5 p.m. in the Witherspoon Maple Room).

Additional activities include: showing of the documentary The Dark Side of Chocolate; White Knot Campaign; Pride Day; Jeans Day; "Hip Hop: Rhyme or Reason" presentation; and "W.C. Confidential."

Student organizations include: Student Government Association Diversity Committee; Allies; Black Student Union; Disabilities Awareness Club; Green Party; and Sociology Interest Group.

Contact Jeannette Hubbard, director of Westminster's Office of Diversity Services, at (724) 946-6178 or email for additional information.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

Diversity Month Activities