Students attend international conference on multicultural education
Tiffany Nunez, a senior sociology major, was among three
students who attended the 22nd annual National Association for
Multicultural Education (NAME) International Conference in Philadelphia.
conference explored the role of multicultural education in movements
toward equity and social justice at local, national and global levels.
along with Angell
Benjamin, a junior English and psychology double-major, and Jacob Witter, a
senior childhood studies major, gave a presentation titled “Back to the
Future: Travels of St. Francis, Slamming “Thisness,” and a Diversity
Workshop for Student Teachers.”
The student presenters shared
their experiences with “Thisness,” or individual uniqueness, to the
panel through skits, prose, poetry and dance. “Thisness” is the title of
St. Bonaventure’s anti-bullying campaign, and it calls for unique
individuality to be celebrated, not chastised. Read more.
~ December 2012