• The Hedgeman Center for Student Diversity Initiatives and Programs

    The Hedgeman Center for Student Diversity Initiatives helps create and sustain an inclusive community that appreciates, celebrates and advances student and campus diversity at Hamline University.
     
    We support, empower, and promote the success of all students with particular attention to U.S. students of color, first generation college students and others from historically marginalized backgrounds.  In partnership with other university and community members, our initiatives help prepare students to live, serve and succeed in a diverse university and world.

    View our brochure to learn more about our office and services. 

    Social Justice Symposium Ronald Takaki and Gordon Nakagawa

    Hedgeman Happenings 

    This is a schedule of events sponsored by the Hedgeman Center and Student organizations affiliated with our office.

    Monthly Calendar Events

    The Hedgeman Center organizes multiple diversity events every month for students and the community.  Click below to download this month's calendar.  

         

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    If you would like to get involved with the Hedgeman Center, or have any questions, please call us at 651-523-2423 or email us at hedgemancenter@hamline.edu.
     

  • News

    All members of the university community are invited to join the Hamline University NCORE Team for a day-long exploration of implicit bias featuring presentations from alumnus Dr. Robert W. Simmons III, EdD '07, on Friday, January 20. Although the event is scheduled for the entire day, in recognition of the United States Presidential Inauguration at noon, the NCORE Mini-Conference is scheduled for 9-11:30 a.m. and from 1:45-4:45 p.m.

    2016 marks the 20th anniversary of Hamline’s Commitment to Community (C2C), a university-wide diversity initiatives committee of students, faculty, and staff, whose mission is to foster diversity awareness, knowledge, and understanding through discussion, dialogue, and community building.

    Hamline's College of Liberal Arts and School of Education were co-sponsors of the University of Minnesota's Diversity Dialogue Series which featured a recent successful talk by Dr. Stanley Thangaraj.

    Jason Sole, adjunct instructor in the Criminal Justice Department, was elected the new president of the NAACP's Minneapolis chapter. Sole, a 2013 Bush Fellow, also runs Sole Consulting LLC which offers juvenile and criminal justice agencies tools to influence people affected by delinquency, incarceration, and poverty.