Category: Blog

Upstairs Remodel Scheduled for December & January

DLC staff are excited about scheduled plans to remodel the upstairs balcony in our open work environment. As you see in the 3D rendering above, the upstairs balcony will be removed and a set of two nearly floor to ceiling 8′ wide storefront style windows will be installed. The upper window portion will be able to […]

2015 Race Conference – Registration is now open!

CCS is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2015 Conference: Breaking Down Shades of Color: Power, Privilege and Potential in Race Conflicts. The conference will take place November 5-7, 2015 at the Monterey Marriott and MIIS Campus (Samson Reading Room). Registration for the Keynote Address and Reception for students is $20, […]

Book Club Discussion

On Tuesday, October 20, CCS together with the Willam Tell Coleman Library at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, will host a discussion on Race and Colonisation through a  discussion of the book ‘A Small Place.’ The event will take place at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, October 20 in the DLC Design Space (420 Calle Principal) […]

Keynote Features Unlocked at DLC Workshop

An audience of students, faculty and staff attended the Keynote workshop at the DLC on Friday, October 2nd.  DLC graduate assistants Tom Stagg and James Slaton introduced the magic move, build animation, and interactive charts features of Keynote. Those in attendance stated that they had not been using Keynote previously, and were curious about using it for […]

Ericka Huggins – 2015 Race Conference Keynote Speaker

CCS is proud to announce that Ericka Huggins will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Race Conference. Ericka Huggins is a human rights activist, poet, and educator, as well as a former political prisoner and leader in the Black Panther Party. Upon release from prison in 1972, Ericka became writer and editor for the […]

CCS Director to discuss “The Hunting Ground” at MIIS

The Monterey County Rape Crisis Center (MCRCC) and the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS) are partnering to bring the critically acclaimed film “The Hunting Ground” to the Institute’s Irvine Auditorium at 499 Pierce Street, on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. In the New York Times review of the film, Ann […]

Fourth Annual Conference on Race and Conflict

CCS is pleased to announce its fourth annual conference on the topic of Race and Conflict. The conference is titled “Breaking Down Shades of Color: Power, Privilege and Potential in Race Conflicts” and will be held in Monterey from November 5-7, 2015. This conference aims to highlight the sources, nature and growing incidence of race-based […]

Dear Prospective DLC GA

I’m going to keep this brief. Writing to you now on the last day of work in the DLC, I can honestly say that I loved working here. The draw was immediate, the fit just clicked, and the whole experience was a long and vibrant joy ride of working hard and loving the outcomes. To […]

Website Audit – Take 2!

GPayne checkin’ in! Amidst the rush of returning to school last week I made it a priority to check back in with Evelyn Helminen about my website. To get up to date on how this whole website audit thing started, click the link to my previous post. In my previous post I detail how Evelyn audited my […]

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