Events

Aiken Technical College participates in several activities to increase awareness, discussion, and understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion topics and efforts. Activities include:

 

Observances of Heritage Months​

Lunch and Learn Reading Groups

Join us for the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Lunch & Learn Reading Group on Thursday, May 27 for an interactive session to discuss DEI topics from the below articles:

Privileged by Kyle Korver

 

Join the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee on Friday, September 17 from noon to 1 p.m. for a Lunch & Learn session featuring an interactive discussion on the following:

“Michael’s Story: I get into so much trouble just by walking” Article

Aiken Technical College’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee invite you to participate in a DEI Lunch & Learn session on Friday, October 29 from noon to 1 p.m.

The group will discuss the below videos and readings in observance of Native American History Month, which is observed annually in November. Participants are encouraged to view the videos and readings prior to the Lunch & Learn session.

 

What Indigenous Peoples’ Day Means to Native Americans: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/dd5738c0-e126-4d0b-a999-f5863e097fd7/episodes/ed4a45f6-a209-4009-995f-2c3905bb2893/story-of-the-day-npr-what-indigenous-peoples'-day-means-to-native-americans

 

Translating Yonnondio by Precedent and Evidence: The Mashpee Indian Case:

https://scholarship.law.duke.edu/dlj/vol39/iss4/1/ https://doi.org/10.2307/1372720

 

Unspoken: America’s Native American Boarding Schools:

https://www.pbs.org/video/unspoken-americas-native-american-boarding-schools-oobt1r/

Dynamic Dialogues Guest Lecture Series

Wednesday, Oct 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm (past event)

ATC Amphitheater

New York Times bestselling author Ron Rash will discuss his writing and read from his latest books (includes reception and book signing). Doors open at 6 p.m.

Space is limited. COVID guidelines will be observed. Pre-registration is required. 
This event is free and open to the public.

For additional information, email atcevents@atc.edu. 

Nov 17

Wednesday, Nov 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Teepees, Feathers Buffalo? Beyond the Myth of Indigenous Identity
Presented by Dr. Brittany D. Hunt 
Indigenous Ed, LLC, Cohost of the The Red Justice Project, Author - Whoz Ya People

Open to campus and community - this is a virtual event.
Click HERE to join the event online with video.
OR dial in at  +1-571-392-7650 | PIN: 568 796 1448

Event URL

https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/98a22f23c6904359959e599ba688b452

Workshops and Campus Training Sessions

Join us Thursday, April 1 at 11:30 a.m. for a live, virtual workshop titled “Diversity Fatigue: What It Is, Why It Matters, How to Overcome It.” The session will be led Wendy Walden, Associate Vice President for Executive Affairs, and Dr. Matteel Knowles, Vice President for Student Services, from Greenville Technical College.

To join the session, go to the following online link

Event URL

https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/a1e1a6a8d1b644ccbbcfe0924e00d774

Community Events

2022
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration
Sunday, January 23, 2022
Doors Open at 2:30 p.m.
Program Starts at 3 p.m.
Event is free and open to the public.

UofSC Aiken
Convocation Center
2049 Champion Way
Graniteville, SC 29829

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