DEI Week

The week is meant to bring the community together as Emory & Henry College considers the beauty of our differences, the challenges of treating one another with equity and the richness of shared experiences. 

Civil Rights: Oppression to Progression from Shadows into the Light

Emory & Henry College invites the community to participate in its Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation on Monday, January 17, 2022, in The McGlothlin Center for the Arts with keynote speakers Lydia X. Z. Brown, a disability justice advocate, organizer, educator, attorney, strategist, and writer, and Jibreel Khazan (Ezell Blair, Jr.) the last surviving member of the Greensboro Four and graduate of Howard University Law School in Washington, DC and Massachusetts University in Dartmouth.

Dr. Jenna Lyn

Thursday, January 20, 11:30 a.m., Lincoln Theatre, Marion, Va.
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Jenna Lyn Jenna LynDr. Jenna Lyn was born and raised in New York. She attended Howard University where she was first introduced to Public Health. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science from Southern Connecticut State University with honors. From there, she obtained her Masters in Healthcare Administration from Hofstra University, where she graduated Cum Laude. Throughout this time, she volunteered as an Emergency Medical Technician, a dance teacher, and served as a mentor to children in the New York City Foster care system, as she is a product of this system herself. She attended the University of Medicine and Health Sciences in St. Kitts - combining her love for the Caribbean with her desire to become a physician. Currently, Dr. Lyn is a Family Medicine Resident at Johnston Memorial Hospital in the Dr. S Hughes Melton Family Medicine Residency Program. After this, she plans on completing a fellowship in Obstetrics. In her spare time, Dr. Lyn enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and puppy. She enjoys outdoor activities, hanging out with her friends, traveling, and cooking new recipes for her family.

Upcoming MLK Celebration and DEI Week of Awareness Events: