Lavery Library to Host Diversity Fest
This week, Lavery Library will commemorate Celebrate Diversity Month by hosting its first-ever Diversity Fest, from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, in the Library’s walkway, just outside of the main entrance.
Diversity Fest will feature a multi-table display showing the works from Black, Asian, Latine, Indigenous American, and Jewish authors. The event will include a literature scavenger hunt, encouraging students to interact and engage with the authors’ works. Students who complete the scavenger hunt will be entered to win a $50 gift card to Crumbl Cookies.
Several of the College’s affinity clubs, including the Asian Student Union, Latine Student Union, and Black Student Union, will be in attendance. Diversity Fest will also include free sweet treats and free laptop stickers for students.
The event is a collaboration between Lavery Library and students in the PR Research and Planning course. The semester-long project included an integrated public relations campaign to make Lavery a more welcoming place for students of diverse backgrounds. Students Jessica D’Amico, Michaela Meleca, Emily Passmore, and Ali Short helped create the concept for Diversity Fest and bring the event to fruition.