Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity Programming

Diversity Programming

Upcoming Events 

Check back this fall for new programs and events!

Events sponsored by the Office of Student Life & Diversity, Center for Diversity and Inclusion, DEI Task Force, Student Involvement, Office of Admissions and Services for International Students, and the Lindenwood Learning Academy. 

Past Programs 


  • MLK Week: Prayer Service, Speaker: “Diversity: Why it Matters”, Diversity Dialogues, Remembrance Service
  • Women’s History Lunch: Postcards, Luncheon
  • Pride Week: Drag Show (hosted by GSA), Movie Night: “Boy Erased”, Speaker: Sayer Johnson, Pride Rally
  • Diversity Week: Movie Night, Sushi Bar, Comedian: Sydney Adeniyi, Henna Artists
  • CDI Ribbon Cutting and MLK Awards
  • Keep It Real and The Getting Real Series
  • Black History Month: Mix & Mingle, Rock the Mic, Mind over Matter, Paint it Black, Speed Dating, Cultures Around the World, Don’t tough my Culture
  • Multicultural Monday
  • Hispanic Heritage Month: Kick-off, Mix & Mingle, Learn Basic Conversational Spanish
  • International Festival
  • World Kindness Day
  • Coming Out Day Bingo
  • Siblings Day

Diversity Dialogues and Panels 

  • "How African Americans Shaped Society from a Religious, Fashion, Criminal Justice, and Historical Perspective"
  • "Gender Equity in Athletics"
  • Second-Generation Holocaust Survivors (Panel)
  • “How to be an Ally”
  • “Cultural Sensitivity”
  • “Politics and Religion: Separation of Church and State”
  • “A Right or Wrong to Carry Guns on a College Campus?”
  • “Mental Health Concerns for Diverse Populations on College Campuses”
  • “Social Justice, Social Order, and Civil Rights”
  • “The Student Perspective – Diversity at Lindenwood University”
  • “Sexual Assault Awareness”
  • “Opposition to LGBTQ Rights: Red States”
  • "Disenfranchisement and Democracy: A discussion on voting rights, felons, activists and politics, and housing and representation”.

Workshops and Conferences 

  • "Improving an International Student's Experience through Cultural Diversity"
    • Presenter: Amanda Schaller, Director, OASIS
  • "Dis"abilities or Different Abilities?
    • Presenter: Dr. Heather Pennington, Assistant Professor, Physical Education
  • DEI Unconference: Practical Considerations of Equity and Inclusion on Campus
    • Opening Session: President Porter and Dr. Peter Weitzel
    • Workshop, Catch the Fire: Dr. Stephanie Afful and Cathy Hart
    • Workshop, Syllabi and Grading through a DEI/Accessibility lens: A Practical Unconference Session: Dr. Melissa Ridley Elmes
    • Workshop, University Resources: Kelly Moyich

Past Diversity Event Archives