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Becoming a Hispanic Serving Institution discussed during series

Carli Woolsey, Reporter

October 17, 2018

The members of the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs sponsored the Hispanic Serving Institution critical conversation series to discuss the different approaches to serving Hispanics at MSU by incorporating research and open discussion into the conversation Oct. 15 from 4 p.m. to 5...

Critical Conversations series informs on advocacy

Critical Conversations series informs on advocacy

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

April 24, 2018

To have "a proactive and supportive" conversation on advocacy and activities, staff from the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs staff hosted their final session of the semester on April 23. "We've had quite a bit of activism that has happened on campus over the past few months and want students to know ...

50th anniversary of Martin Luther King assassination

50th anniversary of Martin Luther King assassination

Andrea Pedon, Reporter

April 4, 2018

Campus officials and students commemorated the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by laying a wreath around the memorial plaque on campus just outside Clark Student Center on April 4 at 11:30 p.m. where 28 people attended.  Christopher Cruz, theater production junior...

Students fate uncertain pending a possible end to DACA

Judelle Tyson

December 4, 2017

With the possible cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Dreamers program, an estimated 800,000 dreamers are at risk of being deported. In September, the Trump administration announced it was rescinding DACA pending a six-month delay. Until Congress passes a law to grant these c...

EIMA gives thanks through celebrating inclusiveness

EIMA gives thanks through celebrating inclusiveness

Chloe Phillips

November 30, 2017

To create an inclusive event focused on gratitude, the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs staff co-sponsored the Give Thanks Celebration with Black Student Union, Organization of Hispanic Students, and East Asian Student Association on Nov. 29 in Comanche. "We host holiday ev...

Critical conversation encourages first generation students

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

October 17, 2017

To create an open dialogue of experiences and awareness of first generation college students, Critical Conversation Series #2: #Gen1MSU was held on Oct. 16 at the Legacy Multipurpose Room. Hosted by the office of equity, inclusion, and multicultural affairs, Syreeta Green notified the audience that #Gen1MSU...

Next Steps to Success: filling the gap

Chloe Phillips

September 29, 2017

A small crowd gathered in Sunwatcher Clubhouse for the second Next Steps to Success session, one of two "tracks" under the Steps to Success program, sponsored by the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs. Syreeta Greene, director of equity, inclusion and multicultural affairs, created...

Faculty discuss sanctuary cities bill at forum

Faculty discuss sanctuary cities bill at forum

Tyler Manning

September 19, 2017

To educate students on how Texas Senate Bill 4 will affect campus and Wichita Falls policing, the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs hosted a forum on Sept. 18 in the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room. "Wichita Falls isn't and has never been a sanctuary city," Manuel Borrego, Wichit...

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