This Week in Photos: Rhythm
May 6, 2022
The artistic display of dance, poetry, and music that students brought to the stage in Finney Chapel marked the return of a cherished Oberlin tradition—Colors of Rhythm. The annual talent showcase highlights the work of students of color, and serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
This Week in Photos: Listening, bell
March 16, 2022
Eboni Johnson, outreach and programming librarian, holds a hand to her ear as a student across the room reads literature written by bell hooks. The public read-in at Mudd Center’s academic commons honors this prolific writter during Women’s History Month. It also serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
Who is Ilianna Velez?
November 29, 2021
Interim Associate Director of the Multicultural Resource Center Ilianna Velez collaborates with campus and community partners. Find out how a recent achievement will extend her collaborative nature outside of work in this installment of Who Am I?
Teach-in and alumni panel discuss solidarity and allyship for Asians and Asian Americans
March 25, 2021
Office of Communications
Two upcoming events will provide an opportunity to learn about the work of solidarity and how to be an ally in addressing anti-Asian violence.
This Week in Photos: Campus Life on a Fall Day
October 28, 2020
There’s something magical in the air at Oberlin College on a fall day. The trees are filled with yellows, reds, and golds, and the crunch beneath your feet sounds like potato chips.
Kuumba Week Film Festival
November 19, 2019
Actor, director, and activist Danny Glover is interviewed by Professor of Studio Art and Africana Studies Johnny Coleman after the screening of The Last Black Man in San Francisco, in which Glover portrays Grandpa Allen. The film launched Oberlin’s first Kuumba Week Film Festival. Kuumba Week is an annual celebration of black creativity.
Q&A with Ilianna Velez
October 10, 2019
Meet the assistant director of the Multicultural Resource Center and find out what she considers her favorite place on Earth.
Innovation Grant Awarded to Fund Student Support Services
March 11, 2019
A $3,500 grant from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Innovation Grants Program will fund student support services for first-generation students.
Q&A with Zahida Sherman, Director of the Multicultural Resource Center
February 4, 2019
Beginning on Monday, February 18, Zahida Sherman will serve as the new director of the Multicultural Resource Center.
Toni Myers Shares Vision for Multicultural Resource Center
April 13, 2017
After serving as interim assistant dean of students and director of the Multicultural Resource Center since May 2016, Antoinette (Toni) Myers has accepted an offer to fill the roles permanently.