Malone University welcomes Daymond Glenn on February 21 in celebration of Black History Month
February 12, 2014 | Release # 6836
The Office of Multicultural Services at Malone University welcomes Daymond Glenn, Ed.D., Friday, February 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center Chapel, located on the campus at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton, Ohio. The program is free and open to the public.
Dr. Glenn is the author of Critical Condition: Black Males and Multiculturalism in Higher Education, in which he discusses the challenges, complexities, and possibilities of black males and multiculturalism in predominantly white colleges. Glenn will address "Exploring the Complexity of Hip-Hop Culture: Implications for Understanding and Experiences of Black Males in Schools and Society."
From the Warner Pacific College website:
Daymond Glenn, Ed.D., is the vice president for community life and chief diversity officer at Warner Pacific College in Portland, Oregon. In his role, Dr. Glenn oversees Student Affairs, Campus Ministries, and the Office of Diversity. Dr. Glenn has held administrative and faculty posts at various colleges where he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses on multicultural education, educational theory, and race and education.
Dr. Glenn approaches education from a critical perspective, and he is concerned with addressing the disparities that exist between groups in schools and society. Dr. Glenn is particularly interested in examining how knowledge is constructed and cultural values are normalized, understanding the impact of unjust power and unearned privilege, and transforming unjust, oppressive, and marginalizing situations into those that are socially just, equitable, and liberating for all people in schools and society.
Dr. Glenn's research interests include the college experiences of undergraduate black males attending predominantly white institutions, conceptualizing, rethinking, and addressing multicultural education, critical multiculturalism, college diversity policies, and hip-hop culture. When not engaging in educational research, Dr. Glenn tries to constantly pay attention to popular culture's impact on schools and society.
Dr. Glenn holds a bachelor's degree in social science form Portland State University, a master's degree in educational administration from Lewis & Clark College, and a doctoral degree in educational leadership from Lewis & Clark College.
Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2014,has been awarded the designation Military Friendly School by Victory Media, and is named to AffordableCollegesOnline (ACO)’s Best Lifetime Return on Investment list for the State of Ohio.
Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
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