KCC Center for Diversity to celebrate two-year anniversary with event Oct. 7

A view of the reflecting pools area in front of the North Avenue campus on a sunny summer day.

The Center for Diversity and Innovation at Kellogg Community College invites the community to celebrate the center’s two-year anniversary on campus with an anniversary event in October. The free event, titled “Celebrating Today, Envisioning Tomorrow,” will be held from 4:30… Continue Reading

KCC Center for Diversity workshop series begins Oct. 12

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The Center for Diversity and Innovation at Kellogg Community College is hosting a months-long series of workshops for executive leadership officers in Battle Creek beginning in October. The workshop series, titled “Leading for Transformation: Creating Equitable Systems,” consists of 10… Continue Reading

KCC Center for Diversity to host LGBTQ speakers July 18

A view of the reflecting pools area in front of the North Avenue campus on a sunny summer day.

Kellogg Community College’s Center for Diversity and Innovation will host a community conversation focused on LGBTQ communities July 18. The event, titled “Living with Fear, Living with Joy: Creating Communities of Care Before and After Violence,” is free and open… Continue Reading

KCC Center for Diversity to host “model minority” discussion May 23

Jorge Zeballos, executive director of the KCC Center for Diversity and Innovation, addresses an audience during an open house in the Kellogg Room.

Kellogg Community College’s Center for Diversity and Innovation will host a facilitated discussion in Battle Creek this month on the myth of Asian-Americans as the “model minority.” The CDI will present “Igniting a Model Minority Mutiny: Disrupting the Life of… Continue Reading

KCC Center for Diversity to host keynote from leading diversity consultant April 27

A text graphic highlighting a KCC CDI upcoming diversity event.

Kellogg Community College’s Center for Diversity and Innovation with host a keynote address from a leading diversity consultant this month in Battle Creek. The keynote, titled, “Reframing and Engaging Resistance,” is free and open to the public and will be… Continue Reading

KCC CDI to host author Dr. Joy DeGruy for presentation on “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome”

A view of the reflecting pools area in front of the North Avenue campus on a sunny summer day.

Kellogg Community College’s Center for Diversity and Innovation (CDI) will host acclaimed author and speaker Dr. Joy DeGruy for a presentation on the residual effects of slavery in the U.S. this month. The presentation, titled, “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome,” is free… Continue Reading

KCC hosting presentation on feminism, Latina identity March 8

A text graphic promoting KCC's upcoming Center for Diversity event titled "Latina Feminism & Ethno-Racial Identity"

The Kellogg Community College Center for Diversity and Innovation will host a free presentation on feminism and Latina identity next week on campus in Battle Creek. The presentation, titled Latino Feminism and Ethno-Racial Identity, is open to the public and… Continue Reading

KCC Center for Diversity hosting “Black Wall Street” presentation Feb. 16

A view of the reflecting pools area in front of the North Avenue campus on a sunny summer day.

Kellogg Community College’s Center for Diversity and Innovation invites the public to participate in an interactive learning experience focused on the history and impact of “Black Wall Street” communities in the U.S. The KCC CDI’s “Rebuilding Black Wall Street: Justice,… Continue Reading

KCC CDI to host author Dr. Joy DeGruy for presentation on “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome”

A text graphic promoting the upcoming "Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome" event with Dr. Joy DeGruy, including a photo of DeGruy.

Kellogg Community College’s Center for Diversity and Innovation (CDI) will host acclaimed author and speaker Dr. Joy DeGruy for a presentation on the residual effects of slavery in the U.S. in February. The presentation, titled, “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome,” is… Continue Reading

KCC CDI hosting community conversation, workshop with activist Chris Crass

A flyer promoting an upcoming event featuring activist Chris Crass.

Kellogg Community College’s Center for Diversity and Innovation invites the public to participate in a series of events hosted by author and social justice activist Chris Crass. Crass, who writes and speaks widely on issues including anti-racist organizing, feminism for… Continue Reading