Mount Union to Host Diversity Conference

October 26, 2012

ALLIANCE, Ohio — The University of Mount Union will host the fifth annual “Not Another Statistic Conference” on November 16 and 17.

The conference, sponsored by the University’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion and hosted by the Mount Union Student Diversity Council, is an opportunity for college students from across the state to come together and explore diversity on college campuses from a wide variety of perspectives. This year’s theme is “Imagine if…” and topics will include autism, human trafficking, impact of language, religious life and LGBT issues, international student experience and reality TV.

The Student Diversity Council includes the Association of International Students, Association of Women Students, Black Student Union, Gay Straight Alliance, Hispanic Organization Latino America, Spiritual Life Leadership and See The Ability Not Disability. 

Registration is due by Friday, November 9, and the conference fee is $35 per person including meals. Mount Union students may attend the event for free with no meals provided. To register and see a schedule, visit

Rooms are available at the Comfort Inn and the Holiday Inn Express at a discounted rate of $89.99 per night. Accessible rooms are available. Reservations should be made as soon as possible as rooms are limited.

For more information, contact Rich Jackson, assistant dean of students and director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, at 330-823-2138 or

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