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Scots on Screens

Join us for a special insider opportunity to learn about Macalester student leadership during a pandemic. Take part in live virtual programming and explore a specially curated collection of student videos, podcasts, and performances created during the last year.

Zoom links to the live virtual sessions and the link to the recorded content will be sent by email closer to the event date.

If you have any questions or prefer to RSVP by email or phone, contact Dorothy Jordan at or 651-696-6855. We hope to see you on June 23 and 24.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, June 23

Noon – 1:30 p.m. CDT (via Zoom)

  • Brief welcome and senior staff updates 
  • “Student Leadership at Mac”
    Faculty/staff panel Q&A hosted by Rick Grubb ’73, Trustee
    • Duchess Harris, Professor, American Studies
    • Donnie Brooks, Athletics Director
    • Hana Dinku, Director of Diversity Education, Leadership & Inclusion, Department of Multicultural Life (DML)
    • Laurie Adamson, Director, Office of Student Leadership & Engagement (OSLE)

3:15 – 4:30 p.m. CDT (via Zoom)

  • “Ethnic Studies and Campus Activism”
    American Studies pilot course with Professor Duchess Harris and Hana Dinku from the Department of Multicultural Life
    • Featured speaker Shelley Carthen Watson ’82, Trustee Emerita

Thursday, June 24

Noon – 1:15 p.m. CDT (via Zoom)

  • Group conversation with Professor Duchess Harris and students.  Q&A moderated by Andrew Brown, Vice President for Advancement
    • Opportunity for participants to debrief, commune, and reflect on the panel, class, and recorded student content
    • Learn about ways to support and engage with students as volunteers, donors, and career helpers

Graphic depicting a laptop with the text "Scots on Screens, Join Us June 23-24, 2021"

We’re excited to welcome you to participate in a panel of faculty and staff leaders as a part of Scots on Screens. Below is a sneak peek of some of the faces from the departments that will be featured. Click on the thumbnail to learn more about them and what they love about the work they do at Mac.

Session Recordings

Event Preview Videos