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MEDIA ADVISORY: MU launches “One Mizzou” diversity campaign

April 7th, 2011

Story Contact: Christian Basi, 573-882-4430, BasiC@missouri.edu

By Kate McIntyre

WHAT: Thursday, University of Missouri students and officials will introduce “One Mizzou,” a new campaign intended to celebrate diversity and foster a sense of community. The campaign launch will include speeches from MU administrators and student leaders. Students will be encouraged to sign banners and posters pledging their commitment to uphold a culture of respect and responsibility at Mizzou; they also will receive free T-shirts and food.

“This program goes far beyond diversity and encourages students to respect one another as both fellow students and part of the Mizzou family,” said Victoria Craig, Missouri Students Association (MSA) director of student communications.

WHO: Speakers include:

  • MU Chancellor Brady Deaton
  • Graham McCaulley, Graduate Professional Council vice president
  • Lauren Thomas, Residence Halls Association president
  • Lisa White, Legion of Black Collegians president
  • Eric Woods, MSA president

WHEN: 1 p.m., Thursday, April 7

WHERE: South side of the Student Center, MU Campus. In case of rain, the event will be held at The Shack inside the Student Center.

NOTE: This event is free and open to the public.

 

 

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