Inspiring and Supporting Our Students

Inclusion is for everyone! Everyone at Agnes Scott College actively supports student efforts in promoting, advocating and integrating justice, equity, diversity and inclusion values in their work.

  • Partner with the Student Government Association, the Coalition of Multicultural Student Organizations, the Presidential Student Advisory Committee on Diversity, the Coordinating Committee of Black Spaces, and all other student organizations interested in supporting J.E.D.I.B. and anti-racism work.
  • Continue to provide support and expert knowledge to the Student Government Association in their work to pass J.E.D.I.B. related resolutions.
  • Offer bi-annual training for all student leaders, including Student Government Association.
  • Deliver DEI workshops to Schmidt Global Student Leaders and students in the Sophomore Class Atlanta Leadership Experience.
  • Implement robust LGBTQIA+ programs on campus, including Lavender Hours, Trans Day of Visibility programming and expert panels.
  • Offer scheduled Safe Zone trainings to the Agnes Scott College community and provide tailored trainings on a variety of topics related to J.E.D.I.B. based on the needs of various campus constituents.
  • Launch the Trans 101 training to educate all members of the Agnes Scott College community on issues facing trans members of the community.
  • Identify and minimize any existing bias in the Honor Code system and processes. 
  • Continue to integrate J.E.D.I.B. principles in SUMMIT and Legacy: The Goizueta Foundation Leadership Immersion.
  • Partner with student organizations and campus partners to institute year-round cultural programs through #Culture365 to promote greater inclusion.
  • Continue to work with staff, faculty and student organizations across campus to curate a campuswide calendar of events for each History/Heritage Month in order to increase the visibility of cultural programming, such as the Black History Month calendar of events.
  • Continue to deliver robust History/Heritage Month and Cultural Celebrations. These celebrations include, but are not limited to: Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King Commemorative Week of Human Rights and Social Justice, Black History Month, Women’s History Month, Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Latinx Heritage Month, Pride Month, Disability Awareness Week, Native American Heritage Month and Transgender Awareness Week. Below are highlights of various past and upcoming celebrations:
    • Jan. 18, 2022: MLK Commemorative Week Interactive Visual Project: What Does "Beloved Community" Mean To You?
    • Jan. 18, 2022: MLK Keynote Event featuring Régine Michelle Jean-Charles, Dean’s Professor of Culture and Social Justice at Northeastern University: The Trumpet of Conscience Today.
    • Mar. 1, 2022: WHM Kickoff Event in collaboration with the Center for Student Involvement, Beads4OurBodies, Pathmakers and Planned Parenthood Generation Action.
    • Mar. 24, 2022: WHM Scottie Styling Event, featuring local businesses and entrepreneurs.
    • Mar. 29, 2022: WHM Keynote Event: Feminist Visions at the End of World, featuring Stacy Keltner, president of the Southeastern Women's Studies Association, Professor of Gender and Women's Studies and Director of the MA in American Studies at Kennesaw State University.
    • Mar. 31, 2022: Trans Visibility Day Celebration

As one of the most diverse colleges in the nation, Agnes Scott strives to be the model of a diverse and inclusive community that society can aspire to. We are a community of action, deeply engaged internally and with global society in all its possibilities and challenges.

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