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Diversity Makes All Students' Lives Matter More

Event Details:

Event Type: Announcement
Location: Marshalltown Community College, Dejardin Hall, 3700 S Center St, Marshalltown, IA 50158
Time: Thursday, April 11, 2024 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Categories: Lectures & Talks

Event Description:

MARSHALLTOWN – Marshalltown Community College is excited to welcome Dr. Kesho Scott, for a special presentation titled "Diversity Makes All Students' Lives Matter More!" on Tuesday, April 11th.

Scott is an internationally renowned Diversity Trainer/Consultant, an Associate Professor of American Studies and Sociology at Grinnell College, and an award-winning writer. She has over two decades experience leading hundreds of professional and community-based workshops. She has been the keynote speaker for national conferences as well as a participant on several dozen national and local radio debates, discussions, and public service announcements.

During the presentation on April 11, attendees will learn strategies for improving inclusion for various groups, managing diversity to ensure school safety, and implementing equitable practices. The event is open to the public, with snacks and refreshments provided.

The presentation will take place from 1 to 2:30 pm at Dejardin Hall on the MCC campus. For those unable to attend in person, they can view the presentation on Zoom at (Meeting ID: 978 5449 9240).

The Iowa Valley Community College District is comprised of Marshalltown Community College, Ellsworth Community College, Iowa Valley Grinnell, and Business and Community Solutions. The District serves a broad range of students and businesses throughout Central Iowa. For more information, check out the website at


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