This annual undergraduate conference is held at Carthage, and focuses on active responses to intolerance in many forms, including bigotry, bullying, discrimination, and violence. Projects may address the theme within the United States or in any region throughout the world.
Interfaith Scholar in Residence Program
The Kenosha Interfaith Scholar in Residence Program is a collaboration between Carthage College, Beth Hillel Temple, First United Methodist Church of Kenosha, and Holy Rosary Church. Carthage will host an interfaith panel on religious violence in March 2018. Dr. William Cavanaugh will be the featured speaker.
The Diversity Institute is a student development opportunity consisting of a series of sessions on a variety of diversity topics such as race, gender, privilege, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, and accessibility. Students who attend five or more sessions receive a certificate of completion at the Students Excelling in Activities and Leadership Awards ceremony held each spring.
Coffee & Convo
Coffee and Convo is a monthly program to discuss a diversity or heritage topic in small group style. Students who attend the discussion receive a complimentary beverage from Starbucks (paid for by Multicultural Affairs). Past Coffee and Convo programs have focused on feminism, Judaism, Black History, National Coming Out Day, Islam, and Diversity.
Reuther Literacy Program
The Reuther Literacy Program just completed its seventh year with the book “Empty Room Poets”. Carthage students, faculty, and staff worked with students at Kenosha’s Reuther Central High School who then wrote their own original poetry and performed it live. Reuther students won over $1,000 in prizes for their work.