“It’s Safe to Say” Lyceum Event

by Leah Wilson

On Wednesday February 23rd, E&H held the first installment of the Lyceum Event “Its Safe to Say,” a collaborative effort between the Appalachian Center for Civic Life, Student Affairs & Success, and SGA. 

Students, staff, and campus police officers worked together to create a safe space to allow for conversation about the security, or lack thereof, on campus. At the hour and half meeting, participants took the time to listen to each other, see other’s points of view, and gain an understanding that everyone sees safety differently. Although the meeting had to end, everyone there could have and would have stayed to continue sharing and listening if there was more time. This was more than just a Lyceum event, it was an opportunity to make our campus better.

Megan Hamilton, Coordinator of Civic Engagement Projects, stated that the night was very beneficial because, to their surprise, “the things that were talked about didn’t connect directly towards campus safety, but towards administration.” Although the event leaders had not anticipated this reaction, the hope is that this conversation will raise awareness to much needed changes.

The goal is to have another event like this soon because the conversation will never be over until Emory & Henry feels safe to all students, faculty, and staff.  Everyone is encouraged to join and reach out with concerns. You can contact Megan Hamilton or Fred George for questions about the next event or contact Campus Security with any concerns.

 

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  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2574-rock-castle-home-telling-the-story-of-place"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2000,2880/12321_Official_Poster.rev.1664906836.png 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2000,2880/12321_Official_Poster.rev.1664906836.png 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2000,2880/12321_Official_Poster.rev.1664906836.png 3x"/> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2000,2880/12321_Official_Poster.rev.1664906836.png 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2000,2880/12321_Official_Poster.rev.1664906836.png 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2000,2880/12321_Official_Poster.rev.1664906836.png 3x"/> <source type="image/png" srcset="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2000,2880/12321_Official_Poster.rev.1664906836.png 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2000,2880/12321_Official_Poster.rev.1664906836.png 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2000,2880/12321_Official_Poster.rev.1664906836.png 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2000,2880/12321_Official_Poster.rev.1664906836.png" alt="Rock Castle Home poster" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2000,2880/12321_Official_Poster.rev.1664906836.png 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2000,2880/12321_Official_Poster.rev.1664906836.png 3x" data-max-w="2000" data-max-h="2880" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2574-rock-castle-home-telling-the-story-of-place">Rock Castle Home-Telling the Story of Place</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><span style="font-weight: 400;">On October 17th the showing of <em>Rock Castle Home</em> displayed the hard work of Charlie Thompson with his award winning documentary.</span> <a href="/live/news/2574-rock-castle-home-telling-the-story-of-place" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2266-first-chats-event-a-huge-success"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.JPG 3x"/> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.JPG 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.JPG 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.JPG" alt="During the first session of C.H.A.T.S., participants were engaging with one another through a variety of fun activities." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.JPG 3x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="2133" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2266-first-chats-event-a-huge-success">First C.H.A.T.S. Event- A Huge Success!</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Want to be more involved on campus? Want to feel more connected to your community? </span> <a href="/live/news/2266-first-chats-event-a-huge-success" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2461-getting-back-to-giving-back"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/12079_52325584094_9fc9017fdf_o.rev.1663264322.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/12079_52325584094_9fc9017fdf_o.rev.1663264322.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/12079_52325584094_9fc9017fdf_o.rev.1663264322.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/12079_52325584094_9fc9017fdf_o.rev.1663264322.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/12079_52325584094_9fc9017fdf_o.rev.1663264322.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/12079_52325584094_9fc9017fdf_o.rev.1663264322.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/12079_52325584094_9fc9017fdf_o.rev.1663264322.jpg" alt="Students working hard during Service Plunge- Fall '22" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/12079_52325584094_9fc9017fdf_o.rev.1663264322.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/12079_52325584094_9fc9017fdf_o.rev.1663264322.jpg 3x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="2133" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2461-getting-back-to-giving-back">Getting Back to Giving Back</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><span style="font-weight: 400;">After a long break, Service Plunge has returned as part of orientation week!</span> <a href="/live/news/2461-getting-back-to-giving-back" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2376-carter-momsen-hudson-to-pursue-a-career-in"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/104/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/288,0,2688,2400/11190_Carter-Hudson_IMG_6946.rev.1651496913.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/104/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/288,0,2688,2400/11190_Carter-Hudson_IMG_6946.rev.1651496913.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/104/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/288,0,2688,2400/11190_Carter-Hudson_IMG_6946.rev.1651496913.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/104/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/288,0,2688,2400/11190_Carter-Hudson_IMG_6946.rev.1651496913.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/104/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/288,0,2688,2400/11190_Carter-Hudson_IMG_6946.rev.1651496913.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/104/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/288,0,2688,2400/11190_Carter-Hudson_IMG_6946.rev.1651496913.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/104/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/288,0,2688,2400/11190_Carter-Hudson_IMG_6946.rev.1651496913.jpg" alt="Momsen-Hudson, '22, at a demonstration to bring attention to the realities that unhoused people face." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/104/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/288,0,2688,2400/11190_Carter-Hudson_IMG_6946.rev.1651496913.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/104/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/288,0,2688,2400/11190_Carter-Hudson_IMG_6946.rev.1651496913.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2400" data-max-h="2400" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2376-carter-momsen-hudson-to-pursue-a-career-in">Carter Momsen-Hudson to pursue a career in religion</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Our Emory & Henry seniors are preparing to graduate and change the world.</span> <a href="/live/news/2376-carter-momsen-hudson-to-pursue-a-career-in" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2375-braxton-justice-to-continue-education-at-william"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/104/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/37,55,718,735/11184_profesional_picture_-_Braxton_Justice.rev.1651252848.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/104/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/37,55,718,735/11184_profesional_picture_-_Braxton_Justice.rev.1651252848.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/104/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/37,55,718,735/11184_profesional_picture_-_Braxton_Justice.rev.1651252848.jpg" alt="Braxton Justice, '22" width="345" height="225" data-max-w="681" data-max-h="680" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2375-braxton-justice-to-continue-education-at-william">Braxton Justice to continue education at William & Mary</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Our Emory & Henry seniors are preparing to graduate and change the world.</span> <a href="/live/news/2375-braxton-justice-to-continue-education-at-william" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2439-largest-service-plunge-brought-engagement-to-the"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/204,0,2336,2133/11838_Service-Plunge-Fall-2022_8-13-22_076.rev.1661269394.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/204,0,2336,2133/11838_Service-Plunge-Fall-2022_8-13-22_076.rev.1661269394.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/204,0,2336,2133/11838_Service-Plunge-Fall-2022_8-13-22_076.rev.1661269394.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/204,0,2336,2133/11838_Service-Plunge-Fall-2022_8-13-22_076.rev.1661269394.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/204,0,2336,2133/11838_Service-Plunge-Fall-2022_8-13-22_076.rev.1661269394.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/204,0,2336,2133/11838_Service-Plunge-Fall-2022_8-13-22_076.rev.1661269394.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/204,0,2336,2133/11838_Service-Plunge-Fall-2022_8-13-22_076.rev.1661269394.jpg" alt="Students work in the Emory & Henry College Garden during Service Plunge." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/204,0,2336,2133/11838_Service-Plunge-Fall-2022_8-13-22_076.rev.1661269394.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/204,0,2336,2133/11838_Service-Plunge-Fall-2022_8-13-22_076.rev.1661269394.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2132" data-max-h="2133" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2439-largest-service-plunge-brought-engagement-to-the">Largest Service Plunge Brought Engagement to the Community</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">New Emory & Henry College students spread across Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee to join in Service Plunge on Saturday, August 13. Service Plunge is a time-honored tradition at the College, with 25 years of history and many more to come. Organized by the Appalachian Center for Civic Life, teams of students and their faculty coordinators left campus on buses headed to various service locations, most of which represented a theme of their first-year courses.</span></p><a href="/live/news/2439-largest-service-plunge-brought-engagement-to-the" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2377-inaugural-juneteenth-freedom-festival-at-emory-amp"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/11333_IMG_7267.rev.1653596170.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/11333_IMG_7267.rev.1653596170.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/11333_IMG_7267.rev.1653596170.JPG 3x"/> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/11333_IMG_7267.rev.1653596170.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/11333_IMG_7267.rev.1653596170.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/11333_IMG_7267.rev.1653596170.JPG 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/11333_IMG_7267.rev.1653596170.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/11333_IMG_7267.rev.1653596170.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/11333_IMG_7267.rev.1653596170.JPG 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/11333_IMG_7267.rev.1653596170.JPG" alt="Poster for the Juneteenth Freedom Festival at Emory & Henry College" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/11333_IMG_7267.rev.1653596170.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/11333_IMG_7267.rev.1653596170.JPG 3x" data-max-w="1080" data-max-h="1080" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2377-inaugural-juneteenth-freedom-festival-at-emory-amp">Inaugural Juneteenth Freedom Festival at Emory & Henry College to Feature Gospel Sensations and Free Family-Friendly Activities on Campus</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Emory & Henry College will host an inaugural Juneteenth freedom festival on campus for the greater community of Southwest Va. and Northeast Tenn. including live music and local food trucks on Saturday, June 18, starting at 11 a.m. on its Emory, Va. campus off I-81 at exit 26.</span></p><a href="/live/news/2377-inaugural-juneteenth-freedom-festival-at-emory-amp" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>