HLC Quality Initiative
Another Appalachia: Coming Up Queer and Indian in a Mountain Place
Date: January 19, 2023
Time: 4:00 – 5:30 PM
Location: Drinko Library 402
Description: Join Neema Avashia for a virtual presentation and interactive discussion of her book, which is recommended campus reading for the spring 2023 semester.
HLC Quality Initiative: Exploring Major Themes Presented in Black Huntington: An Appalachian Story
Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Location: Drinko Library 349
Description: Discussion led by Dr. Cicero Fain, III will lead panelists on a discussion of major themes in his book, which is recommended campus reading for the fall 2022 semester.
- Sandra Clements
- Lisa Martin
- Kyle Warmack
- Peyton Levi
- Nico Raffinengo
Sponsored by: Office of Academic Affairs
HLC Quality Initiative: Exploring Neurodiversity Within Complex Identities
Date: October 24, 2022
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Marshall University Drinko Library 138
Description: Panel discussions on ow neurodiversity (ADHD, OCD, Dyslexia, Autism, etc.) shaped their experiences on campus.
Sponsored by: Marshall University Neurodiversity Alliance, President’s Commission on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and Academic Affairs
HLC Quality Initiative: Intercultural Dinner Groups
September 13, 2022 / September 27, 2022 / October 11, 2022 / October 25, 2022
Harless Dining Hall
6:00 – 7:30 PM
HLC Quality Initiative: From Restrictive Covenants to Redlining: An Interdisciplinary Art and Social Sciences Investigation of Housing Practices in 20th Century Working Class Huntington, WV and Dayton, OH
Date: October 19, 2022
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Marshall University Visual Arts Center, Carroll Gallery
Description: Slide show and Panel Discussion.
- Dr. Cicero M. Fain, III, Visiting Diversity Scholar, Marshall University
- Dr. Jacqueline Housel, Professor of Geography, Sinclair College
- Sarah McDermott, Assistant Professor of Printmaking, Marshall University
Sponsored by: School of Arts and Design, Academic Affairs, and the John Deaver Drinko AcademyWatch the Discussion
Quality Initiative: Beyond Taco Tuesday – Complexities of Identity
Date: October 6, 2022
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Memorial Student Center John Marshall Dining Room
Description: Prepare yourself for a delicious food journey unlike any other as we host this ‘eat and learn’ tasting event that highlights traditional Hispanic cuisines and explains the culutral history that are tied to these dishes.
- Dr. Montserrat Miller, Executive Director, Drinko Academy
- Dr. Zelideth Rivas, Professor, Modern Languages
- Dr. Chris White, Professor, History
HLC Quality Initiative: Getting to Know Black Huntington
Dr. Cicero Fain, III will present a lecture on his book Black Huntington: An Appalachian Story – which is recommended campus reading for the fall 2022 semester.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Drinko Library Atrium
4:00 – 5:00 PM
Sponsored by: Office of Academic Affairs and the John Deaver Drinko AcademyWatch the Lecture Read Related Article
HLC Quality Initiative Kickoff Event
Kickoff Event for Year One of the Quality Initiative: Complexities of Identity. Join us for lunch, a book signing by Dr. Cicero Fain, III, event information, and more. Stop by and get involved.
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Memorial Student Center Plaza
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sponsored by: Office of Academic Affairs and University CommunicationsRead Related Article