News Release: Diversity events at McDaniel highlight experiences of minorities in the U.S. in March

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February 20, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Feb. 20, 2017

Contact: Cheryl Knauer
410-857-2294
cknauer@mcdaniel.edu

 

PERFORMANCES AT McDANIEL COLLEGE HIGHLIGHT EXPERIENCES OF MINORITIES IN THE UNITED STATES

Performances take place Thursday, March 2, and Tuesday, March 28 

WESTMINSTER, Md. – McDaniel College hosts two performances in March that highlight the experiences of minorities in the United States. Both performances take place in Decker Center Forum at McDaniel at 2 College Hill, Westminster, Md. They are free and open to the public. 

The events are organized by McDaniel College’s Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion, which promotes and facilitates programming that supports the college’s diverse student population, including such topics as race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, physical ability and religion. 

For more information, call 410-857-2794. Visit www.mcdaniel.edu for more information about McDaniel College. 

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

“THEY CALL ME Q” with Qurrat Ann Kadwani
Thursday, March 2, 7 p.m.
 

Qurrat Ann Kadwani, an award-winning actress, producer, host and philanthropist, performs her one-act play, “They Call Me Q.” Kadwani transforms into 13 characters as she tells the story about a girl from Bombay growing up in the Bronx and acclimating into American culture. 

EMPOWERMENT COMEDIAN AND SPEAKER ERNIE G
Tuesday, March 28, 8:30 p.m.
 

Mexican-American comedian Ernie G performs his unique form of comedy that he calls “Latino Edutainment.” He has been seen on Comedy Central’s “Make Me Laugh,” BET’s “Comic View” and Ed McMahon’s “Next Big Star.” The event is co-sponsored by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) student organization.  

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Editor's Note: Images of Qurrat Ann Kadwani and Ernie G are available for download.    

Additional information: Requests for interpreters are welcome and can be made up to one week prior to the event by contacting interpretingservices@mcdaniel.edu. Other accommodation requests can be directed to Conference Services at 410-857-2212.
 

McDaniel College, founded in 1867 and nationally recognized as one of 40 “Colleges That Change Lives,” is a four-year, independent college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 70 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 25 highly regarded graduate programs. Its personalized, interdisciplinary, global curriculum and student-faculty collaboration develop the unique potential in every student. A diverse, student-centered community of 1,600 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students, McDaniel offers access to the resources of Baltimore and Washington, D.C., and is the only American college with a European campus in Budapest, Hungary. www.mcdaniel.edu 

 
 
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