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Tilford Contact Info

Megan M. Corrigan, Secretary
Tilford Group
118 Whitesitt Hall
Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762

Phone: 620-235-4221
E-mail: tilford@pittstate.edu

History

Pittsburg State University’s Tilford Group formed April 27, 2007, in response to the first Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism, named in honor of the late Dean of the Graduate School at Wichita State University.  Our nascent organization quickly found an advocate in Dr. Steve Scott, then Provost now President of the University.  The current Provost Dr. Lynette Olson continues the tradition of providing fiscal and administrative support.

Composed of volunteers from among faculty, staff and administration, Tilford Group members actively and cooperatively initiate efforts to attract speakers, to present panels, to coordinate workshops and to produce academic and cultural events dedicated to reflecting our commitment to diversity and multiculturalism.  Specific initiatives may be viewed in our archives.

 

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Mission Statement

As volunteers, we members of the Pittsburg State University Tilford Group seek to:

  1. Uphold the high ideals personified by Professor Tilford;
  2. Recognize, promote, respect and appreciate diversity and multiculturalism in our community both local and global; and,
  3. Educate faculty, staff, students and citizens to accept diversity and multiculturalism in its many and varied forms while developing economic, practical and social competencies enabling each of us to live a productive, successful life.

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First Meeting to establish the Tilford Group at PSU on April 27, 2007

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Tilford Group Events

There are currently no events scheduled within the next 180 days.

 

 

Diversity and Multicultural Events

2014 Spring Programs

Black History Month (Poster)
February 1-28, 2014

Bafa Bafa Cross Culture Simulation
February 28th, 11am-1pm
at the Overman Student Center in the Governors Room

Multicultural Cinderella 
April 12th, 10 am
at the Pittsburg Public Library

More program information

Upcoming Events

Safe Zone Workshops - TBA

Restorative Justice - TBA

Tilford Conference 2014 at Emporia State University 


Events sponsored by the
PSU Tilford Group

In Memoriam

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Dr. Michael Tilford