News and Events for 2014-2015


Season for Non-Violence Celebration 2014, Turning the Global Tide. Observed from January 30 through April 4, the death dates of Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. Honoring Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

· Tuesday, February 18; 3:30-5:30 p.m. Golden Rule Workshop Building 7 Room 7006 Registration is required by February 13

· Friday, April 4;12:00-1:30 p.m. Ponnie Kendall Center (Building 8)

o The Season Closes.

o Highlights of the 2014 Celebration.

o The Peace Pole Project: May Peace Prevail on Earth

· Monday, April 21; 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Stage area, Ponnie Kendall Center (Building 8)

o Compassionate Activism for Global Healing

o Earth Day 2014

o Speakers

o U.D. River Stewards

o Miami Conservancy District

o Student displays and presentations

o Earth Day music

· For more information call (937) 512-2509. Sponsored by: Ohio Fellows, Student Government, Office of Campus Ministry: A Multifaith Center for Spiritual Life


The University of Akron’s 7th Annual Black Male Summit. April 11-12; University of Akron. Keynote Speaker: Steve Harvey. Click attached for information on the event. Click attached for information on the Pre-Black Male Summit Community Dialogue.


2014 Ohio Mathematics Contest (OMC); Grades 4 through 11; Saturday, April 12, 2014. Click attached for additional information.


Teaching Seder at Passover. Monday, April 21; 3:00-5:30 p.m. The Seder will be led by Bill Gronefeld, a member of Temple Israel, former president of the Dayton Trialogue/Interfaith Forum of Greater Dayton. This will be an interactive experience and participants are asked to arrive on time and remain through the entire event. The event is open to all students, staff, faculty and administrators at Sinclair Community College. For more information, contact There is no cost for the event. However, because we will set places at the table and share food during the Seder, we ask for reservations by APRIL 16. RSVP to


4th Annual Linda Vista, Inc. Window of Opportunity Luncheon. Tuesday, April 22; Registration: 11:30 a.m.; Event: Noon-1:30 p.m.; Dayton Art Institute. Event Chairs are Cathy Ponitz, Executive Director of the CareSource Foundation, Community Relations & Diversity; and J. Thomas Maultsby, President & CEO of United Way of the Greater Dayton Area. James Brown, WHIO-TV News Center 7 Anchor, will serve as the luncheon emcee. Click attached for additional information.


The Ohio Reentry Best Practice Partnership Conference 2014.  Friday, May 2; 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.; Sinclair Community College, Building 12.  This Conference is a Reentry Resource & Training Expo.  Click attached for additional information.  Click attached for the Service Provider Registration Form for the event.



20th Annual National Conference on Diversity, Race & Learning

· Pre-Conference Diversity Training Sessions -- Monday, May 5, 1:00-4:30 p.m.; Hale Hall, The Ohio State University and Main Conference with Dynamic Keynote(s)

· Numerous Breakout Sessions – Tuesday, May 6, 7:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Fawcett Conference Center, The Ohio State University

Click attached for additional information.