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ntrammell - who has written 7 posts on Office of Multicultural Affairs.

NaTonia Trammell has been the Director of Diversity Programs at Worcester Polytechnic Institute since 2010. She is also a tranined Diversity and Inclusion practitioner who has a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice/Sociology from Clark Atlanta University and a Master's degree in Psychological Studies from Cambridge College . Please feel free to conatct NaTonia at ntrammell@wpi.edu with any questions you may have. Thank you!

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

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Today marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. March 21st is observed, annually, as The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. On that day, in 1960, police opened fire and killed 69 people, mostly women, at a peaceful demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africa, against the apartheid pass laws. Proclaiming the […]

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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Today

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

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Today the WPI Office of Diversity and Women’s Programs commemorates National Black HIV/ AIDS Awareness Day. Meet 27 year old Hydeia Broadbent. Ms. Broadbent was born with HIV which she contracted from her birth mother. She has been an International HIV/AIDS activist and humanitarian since she was 6 years old. Hydeia is one of many young […]

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Changes in the ODWP and OASIS

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

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The Office of Diversity and Women’s Programs has officially moved to our new home in the OASIS Multicultural Center located on 20 Schussler Street. The ODWP hours of operation are from 8am-5pm Monday-Friday. The “house” will be operating as the Office of Diversity and Women’s programs during those hours however students are more than welcomed […]

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WPI Honors Dr.Martin Luther King Jr.- Jan. 15, 1929-April 4, 1968

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

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“I am who I am because of who we all are”-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Yesterday was the national holiday in recognition of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. King was an intelligent and strategic social rights activist whose work, while exemplary, is usually only connected to the good he did for the […]

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End of Semester Social

Monday, December 12, 2011

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Happy Holidays Everyone! Please join us for refreshments on Wednesday December 14th 1-4:30pm in the Office. We look forward to seeing you but if not please have a safe and enjoyable break!

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The Office is Moving!

Monday, December 12, 2011

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Dear Colleagues and Students,  It is with much excitement that we  inform you that the Office of Diversity and Women’s Programs is moving to the OASIS Multicultural Center located on 20 Shussler Street! The ODWP has experienced an expansion in programs and numbers of students utilizing our services this past year, thus resulting in us out […]

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Diversely Speaking: What is Diversity and Inclusion?

Monday, December 12, 2011

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What do you think of when you hear the term diversity? What do you think of when you hear the term inclusion? What do you see? What do you associate with them? Are they the same things to you? Often the terms diversity and inclusion appear together and many people use these terms interchangeably, but […]

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