Diversity & World View Events

  • Carroll embraces an increasingly diverse and changing world, encouraging students, faculty and staff to value diversity, cultivate global awareness, promote social justice and welcome new ways of working and learning.

    Join us for these events to expand your world.

  • Black History Month (February)

    Black History Month recognizes and celebrates the contributions and achievements of African Americans as well as important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. Join Carroll Community College as we celebrate with food, film, workshops and other events throughout the month. You can learn more about Black History Month at https://africanamericanhistorymonth.gov/. 

    Check back later for campus events celebrating Black History Month.

    To share a suggestion or for any questions,please contact Becki Maurio at rmaurio@carrollcc.edu.

    Women's History Month (March)

    Women's History Month recognizes and celebrates the contributions and achievements of women in American history. Join Carroll Community College as we celebrate with film, speakers, workshops and other events throughout the month. You can learn more about Women's History Month at https://womenshistorymonth.gov/.

    Check back later for campus events celebrating Women's History Month.

    To share a suggestion or for any questions, please contact Becki Maurio at rmaurio@carrollcc.edu.

    Celebrate Diversity Month (April)

    Celebrate Diversity Month recognizes and honors the diversity surrounding us all. By celebrating differences and similarities during this month, organizers hope that people will get a deeper understanding of each other. Join Carroll Community College as we celebrate with food, art, workshops and other events throughout the month.

    Check back later for campus events for Celebrate Diversity Month.

    To share a suggestion or for any questions, please contact Becki Maurio at rmaurio@carrollcc.edu.

    Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (May)

    Asian Pacific American Month recognizes and celebrates the contributions and achievements of Americans with roots in the Asian Pacific world. Join Carroll Community College as we celebrate with food, film, speakers, workshops and other events throughout the month. You can learn more about Asian Pacific American History Month at https://asianpacificheritage.gov/.

    Check back later for campus events celebrating Asian Pacific American Month.

    To share a suggestion or for any questions, please contact Becki Maurio at rmaurio@carrollcc.edu.

    Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 - Oct. 15)

    Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes and commemorates the contributions and achievements of Americans with roots in the Spanish-speaking world. Join Carroll Community College as we celebrate with food, film, workshops, games and other events throughout the month. You can learn more at http://library.carrollcc.edu/hispanic_heritage.

    Check back later for campus events celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.

    To share a suggestion or for any questions, please contact Becki Maurio at rmaurio@carrollcc.edu.

    Disability Awareness Month (October)

    Disability Awareness Month recognizes and celebrates the successes and challenges of people living with disabilities. Join Carroll as we learn more about this population of students on campus and their experiences throughout their journey.

    “Temple Grandin” Viewing & Discussion
    Tuesday, October 9
    3:30 p.m. | K100

    Join the Diversity Committee, Disability Support Services, and the Student Education Association Club for a viewing of the award-winning film “Temple Grandin” and an interactive discussion about Autism Spectrum Disorder. Enjoy FREE popcorn and learn more about the many challenges and intriguing facets related to Autism Spectrum Disorder. For more information about Temple Grandin, visit templegrandin.com.

    Disability Awareness Student Panel Discussion
    Thursday, October 25
    3:00 p.m. | K100

    The Office of Disability Support Services and the Diversity Committee will host a panel discussion featuring Carroll students with disabilities. Join us to learn firsthand about these students’ unique experiences on campus, as they share stories of both their successes and the challenges faced in navigating their own educational journeys here at Carroll Community College.

    LGBTQ+ History Month (October)

    LGBTQ+ History Month recognizes and celebrates the contributions and achievements of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer Americans. Join Carroll Community College as we celebrate with workshops and other events throughout the month. You can learn more about LGBTQ+ History Month at https://www.lgbthistorymonth.com/.

    Check back later for campus events celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month.

    To share a suggestion or for any questions, please contact Becki Maurio at rmaurio@carrollcc.edu.

    American Indian Heritage Month (November)

    American Indian Heritage Month recognizes and celebrates the contributions and achievements of indigenous peoples. Join Carroll Community College as we celebrate with film, book discussions, speakers and other events throughout the month. Please note that we are using the term American Indian instead of Native American to recognize what many American Indian-led organizations and leaders call themselves. You can learn more about American Indian Heritage Month at https://nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov/

    Trip to the Museum of the American Indian
    Saturday, November 3rd
    Leaving Carroll at 8 am and returning by 5 pm

    Learn more about the history and culture of American Indians on this weekend trip to DC to visit the Museum of the American Indian. Sign up at the Business Office with a refundable cash deposit of $5. This trip is only for current, credit students.

    Documentary Screenings and Poster Displays
    November 5th through 16th
    K119 and Great Hall

    Documentaries will be shown in K119 from November 5th through 16th and in Quad 1 of the Babylon Great Hall from November 12th through 16th. Stop by to learn more information and view posters with details of tribes indigenous to the area and more. Documentary topics are listed below.

    • Representation of American Indians by Sports Teams and in Media:  Monday 11/5 & 11/12 and Thursday 11/8 & 11/15
    • Treaty Making, Breaking, Taking and American Indian Resilience: Tuesday 11/6 & 11/13 and Friday 11/9 & 11/16
    • Native Alaskan and Hawaiian Experiences: Wednesday 11/7 & 11/14

    The Real Story of Thanksgiving
    Wednesday, November 14th
    4:30 pm in L287

    Watch a short film and hear a lecture from Dr. Stephen Feeley, associate professor and department chair at McDaniel College, on Indian-Puritan relations and the cultural roots of Thanksgiving. Q&A included.

    Book Discussion: Killer of the Flower Moon
    Tuesday, November 27th
    3:30 pm in K115

    Join us for a book discussion of Killer of the Flower Moon, a detailed history of the famous Osage tribe murders leading to a major F.B.I. investigation. All are encouraged to read the book, but additional background materials are available here to those who’d like to catch up and join the discussion.


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