Will Harris and Friends performed at Moore Hall Auditorium on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m., after an invite from Dr. Robert Canida, director of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI). Harris is a native from Oxford, Miss. and a renowned musician and singer. He came to Fayetteville, N.C. as a minister and put together a group of local singers. He recorded his CDs and DVDs called Everything to God in Prayer and A Songwriters Journal with the group of people, now referred to as the “
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) was awarded $1,000 from the North Carolina Martin Luther King Jr. Commission Grant on Jan. 29 in front of Old Main. The 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Grant Program is “A Call for Civil Discourse,” as elevating in the teachings of Dr. King. Civil discourse is defined as an engagement in conversation intended to enhance understanding. ODI, along with other recipients, was given the grant from the N.C. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission.
The office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) here at UNCP focuses on promoting an environment that is inclusive, respectful, and diverse. This can help students prepare for a future in a very diverse and multicultural society, workforce, etc. The director of ODI, Dr. Robert Canida II, Ph.D., stated that “Having this job allowed me to change lives through diversity and inclusion.” The ODI wants students to be open and comfortable with themselves around others, for it is importa
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), the Student Government Association (SGA), National Advancement Association of Colored People(NAACP), the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), Brother2Brother and Tri Sigma collaborated on Feb. 26 to host an event called the “UNCP Diversity Dialogue,” involving students and faculty to discuss the importance of diversity on and off campus. The UNCP Diversity Dialogue was held in response to the situation regarding a picture of a stu