Event Calendar

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion collaborates with other administrative and academic departments to promote programs and activities that aid in strengthening and educating the Franklin College community. The office fosters inclusion, collaboration and relationship-building in the Franklin College community, offering services that support and guide students’ academic scholarship and that encourage them to explore their identity, culture and heritage.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day — Jan. 18, 2021

MLK Day 2021 graphic -- together we are greaterDownload Schedule of Events (PDF)
Enjoy a variety of activities designed to celebrate Dr. King’s legacy.

Book Drive
Jan. 18-22 – Drop off new and gently used children’s book at the Center for Diversity and Inclusion. Pick up is available upon request by emailing diversity@FranklinCollege.edu.  Donors will receive a free water bottle with the image above printed on it.

Save the Date for These Events

February 8 • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Black History Month Display Table
Student Center Atrium

February 8 – 12 • All Day
Black History Month
Social Media Contest
Twitter @fc_cdi

February 9 • Noon
Diversity Lunch & Learn: Speaking Up Not Over (Advocating for Marginalized Groups) with Dr. Hannah Adams Ingram

Black History Month Speaker: Dr. Terri Hurdle
February 18 • Noon

March 4 • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Womens History Month Display Tables
Student Center Atrium

March 4 • Noon
Diversity Lunch & Learn: Empower & Educate Yourself with Natasha Hayes (Self educating on DEI topics)
This event is for faculty & staff only. Please register to attend by emailing diversity@FranklinCollege.edu.

March 8 • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Disability Awareness Table
Student Center Atrium

March 10 • 3 – 5 p.m.
Safe Zone 1 Training (LGBTQ)
Center for Diversity and Inclusion

March 10 • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Autism Awareness Table
Student Center Atrium

March 12 • 4 p.m.
Diversity Advocate Applications Due
Email applications to diversity@FranklinCollege.edu

April 7 • 3 – 5 p.m.
Safe Zone 2 Training
Center for Diversity and Inclusion

May 3 • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Asian American History Month Table
Student Center Atrium

May 6• Noon
CDI End of the Year Celebration

Download the flier for details. CDI Spring Events (PDF)