• 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. 

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    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

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    The Commitment to Community Keynote Address speaker this year is Kemba Smith, author of Poster Child: The Kemba Smith Story. Everyone is welcome to hear about Smith’s astonishing journey on Thursday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hamline United Methodist Church. Tickets are required, which will be available at the Student Involvement Center Desk, 319 Anderson Center, on Monday September 18, with overflow seating and simulcast in Anderson 112.

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    The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) has chosen Hamline University as one of the nation’s first Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Center sites. Hamline was the only Minnesota institution chosen for the honor. The grant will engage and empower campus and community stakeholders to advance justice and build equitable communities.

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    Laura Mann Hill, Making Waves assistant director and alumna, and Hamline students presented on June 3, 2017 at the 22nd Annual Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Conference.