Question of the Week

Why are qualities like equity and inclusion important?

The Matters team spoke with Lucía Nuñez, vice-president of Equity, Inclusion and Community Engagement about why qualities such as equity and inclusion are important. She also highlighted some of the events the college has planned for Black History Month.

Marcia Anderson
Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 12-1 p.m.
Truax Campus Room D1630
The Military Resource Conference presents speaker Marcia Anderson. In 2011, she became Army's first black female reserve officer to obtain the rank of major general. The event is open to faculty, staff, students and the general public.

Martin Luther King's Principles of Nonviolent Training
Saturday, Feb. 24, from 9-4 p.m.
Truax Campus Room D1630
This free workshop, provided by the Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, will introduce the Kingian approach to nonviolence as models of social change. Register here.

Real World Conversations at South Campus: The Paradox of Being a Black Police Officer by Corey Soffold
Tuesday, February 27, from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
South Campus
In this free event sponsored by Wisconsin Humanities Council and their Working Lives Project, and Madison College, Officer Saffold will address the paradox of being a Black officer during a time when police are viewed as an enemy and are often not trusted, especially among the African-American community. It is open to faculty, staff, students and the general public. Register here.

Equity and Inclusion at Madison College

Published February 14, 2018. Updated February 19, 2018.