Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion

Cultural Awareness Series

The Dr. Shirley S. Seaton Cultural Awareness Series illuminates various cultural perspectives to help sharpen an understanding of the ways in which we are all interconnected. These events provide exciting opportunities to engage the campus community in outside-the-classroom learning.

 Past Speakers



“Bree Newsome — the activist who brought down the Confederate flag flying outside the Columbia, S.C. capitol building in 2015 — shared a few harrowing details of that June day with a Cleveland audience rapt at attention…The audience of mostly students stayed engaged through the hour-long talk, which Newsome called “Tearing Hatred from the Sky.”  (Tara Jefferson