Marian College: Celebrate Diversity Week Feb. 27-March 3

Fond du Lac, Wis. — Marian College’s seventh annual Celebrate Diversity Week will be held Feb. 27–March 3.

Celebrate Diversity Week ends with the annual International Night in Marian’s Sadoff Gymnasium Friday, March 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. International Night features a gallery of diverse cultures, informational exhibits, music and dance, games and hands-on interactive activities for kids, and a variety of ethnic foods served. International Night ends with Celebrate Diversity Week’s closing ceremonies at 7:30 p.m.

Three other programs are scheduled for Celebrate Diversity Week. An interfaith prayer service featuring guest speakers will be held in Marian’s Dorcas Chapel Monday, Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m.

A panel discussion and question-and-answer session on “Marriage for All” will be held in the Mercury Marine Amphitheater in Marian’s Stayer Center for Technology & Executive Learning Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. The discussion is sponsored by Marian’s junior Social Work class. Free child care and refreshments will be provided.

Marian student clubs and organizations will host a Diversity Showcase Wednesday, March 1 at 6:30 p.m. Comedian Tracy Ashley will perform in the Hornung Student Center at 8 p.m.

All Celebrate Diversity Week programs, except for International Night, are free and open to the public. Admission for International Night is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children ages 12 to 17.

Celebrate Diversity Week is held in partnership with the Marian College Office of Diversity, Social Justice Committee, Office of Student Life and Multicultural Club, and the Men’s Club of Fond du Lac and Friends of Diversity.

Marian College is a Catholic applied liberal arts college located in Fond du Lac, Wis. The college offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs at its main campus, and a variety of adult accelerated-degree programs in facilities throughout Wisconsin. The size of the College permits a very favorable student–faculty ratio, one of the lowest among Wisconsin colleges. Marian’s six academic divisions offer programs of study designed to meet a full range of pre-professional and professional academic needs. The primary divisions and programs include business, education, the arts, sciences, nursing and technology. Marian College is a community committed to learning, dedicated to service and social justice, and joined together by spiritual traditions.

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