Announcements

Annie Valk speaks at the Oral History Symposium

On Thursday, May 25, Anne Valk, Associate Director of Public Humanities, spoke at the Oral History Symposium organized by the Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center at Berkshire Community College.  Her talk focused on elements of planning an oral history project.  Valk frequently guides students on oral history projects and recently… Continue reading »

Women of Color Giving Circle Celebrates Graduates of Color

Leticia Haynes, Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Equity delivered the keynote address at the Women of Color Giving Circle’s annual graduates celebration.  Each year, the celebration honors high school graduates of color in Berkshire County.  Dennis Powell, President of the Berkshire County chapter of the NAACP, Linda Tyer, Mayor… Continue reading »

Women of Color Leading Change

Leticia Haynes, Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Equity, presented at the YWCA’s Capitol Hill briefing, Women of Color Leading Change: Policies that Break Down Barriers and Open Opportunities.   The briefing featured women of color leaders from the corporate/business, education, nonprofit, and public service sectors.  Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman who… Continue reading »

Annie Valk, students participate in Oral History conference

Annie Valk, Associate Director of Public Humanities, and four students traveled to New York City to attend the annual conference of OHMAR, Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  The students all are enrolled in HIST371, Oral History: Theory, Methods, and Practice, in which they are conducting interviews and research related to… Continue reading »