As we navigate these trying times, here are some resources for a greater understanding of how to stay unified as the diverse body of Christ.
Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow.— Isaiah 1:17, New International Version Read More
The Office of Intercultural Engagement proudly presents
The Diversity Discussions Web Series
As social justice issues continue to unfold, the Wheaton College Chief Intercultural Engagement Officer, Dr. Sheila Caldwell, has hosted conversations about how these matters have impacted people of color in America.
To view the live event replays, visit the Diversity Event Archives.
Christ-Centered Diversity Commitment
Wheaton College has created the Christ-Centered Diversity Commitment to articulate our firm commitment to "cultivate a grace-filled, Christ-Centered academic community where all members are recognized, loved, and respected [Matthew 22:37-40 and 28:19-20; Revelation 7:9-10]."Read Our Commitment
Join us every month as we read books related to diversity and inclusion.
Here's what the Wheaton College Staff, Students and Faculty had to say when they were asked to define racial reconciliation.
Wheaton College values and includes diverse points of view from the body of Christ. Please enjoy these featured videos that reflect the beauty of different expressions of God's image.
|Jennifer Guerra Aldana
February 7, 2020
October 14, 2019
|Dr. Korie Edwards
March 2, 2020
February 14, 2020
|Rev. Joanna Dewolf
February 10, 2020
The Inaugural Rodney Sisco Symposium for Transformational Leadership, Diversity and Equity Practices
Inaugural The Rodney Sisco Symposium for Transformational Leadership, Diversity and Equity Practices was hosted and co-sponsored by Wheaton College, the Caribbean American Family Network, and The Association for Christians in Student Development on February 5th and 6th, 2020. The Symposium is a two-day event hosted each year at a college campus to promote Christ-centered leadership, diversity, and equity in honor of the legacy of the late Mr. Rodney K. Sisco, '84.
The second annual Rodney K. Sisco Diversity Student’s Choice Award was presented on Wednesday, February 5th in Edman Chapel at 6:30 p.m. Keynote speaker Dr. Bernice A. King, daughter of Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Jr., spoke on The Fierce Urgency to Follow Christ.
"The Fierce Urgency to Follow Christ"
by Dr. Bernice A. King
The Wheaton College Office of Intercultural Engagement invites you to view the Keynote Speech by Dr. Bernice A. King entitled The Fierce Urgency to Follow Christ. Dr. King’s keynote address followed the awarding of the second annual Rodney K. Sisco Diversity Student’s Choice Award to Wheaton a faculty member, Dr. Nathan Cartagena and, a staff member, Mr. Daniel Watts, who work to “cultivate a grace-filled, Christ-centered academic community where all members are recognized, loved, and respected,” as articulated in Wheaton College’s Christ-Centered Diversity Commitment.
“It is significant and symbolic that Dr. Bernice A. King is the Symposium’s inaugural speaker because as she is building on the work of her father, the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., as we are building on the work of Rodney K. Sisco,” said Wheaton College Chief Intercultural Engagement Officer Dr. Sheila Caldwell. “Both were godly men who dedicated their lives to advancing the Christly traits of service, mercy, justice, and unity.”