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Oct. 10, 2007

'Southern Diversity Delegate selected at Birmingham-Southern College

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern sophomore Tanesha Williams of Hattiesburg, Miss., will represent student opinions on issues of multiculturalism after being recently selected as the college's 2007-08 'Southern Diversity Delegate. Williams, a theatre arts major, was selected by a panel of judges and student vote.

“The 'Southern Diversity delegate serves as the primary student spokesperson for the Office of Multicultural Affairs and is given the opportunity to sponsor cultural programs, promote community building, and facilitate cross-cultural understanding within the Birmingham-Southern College community,” said Erica Brown, BSC director of multicultural affairs.

Williams' other campus activities include being an active member of the Black Student Union and volunteering at Urban Kidz through service-learning. She will coordinate the “Free Food for Thought” series and assist with other Diversity Week activities coming up in April.

She is the daughter of Delories Williams and L.V. Williams.

 

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