Tag Archives: religion

Muslim Students Association

Host: Justin Hua

Special Guests:
Ramiz Hamid ’14

Takeaways:

  • What is the purpose of the Muslim Students Associations?
  • How does the MSA serve its members?
  • New programs? Upcoming events?
  • How does one get involved with the MSA as a student at Davidson College?
  • Want more information about the MSA, similar organizations on campus, and spiritual opportunities? Explore all Religious Life student organizations.

Muslim Students Association

Research at Davidson: Margaret Holt Smith

Margaret Holt Smith shares her experiences researching within the realm of public health through the Davidson Research Initiative.

Host: Katie Randa

Special Guest
Margaret Holt Smith ’13

Takeaways

  • Learn about Margaret Holt’s summer research about the relationship between ideas of wellness, religion, and spirituality.
  • How does research tie into her Public Health Center for Interdisciplinary Studies major?
  • Margaret Holt explains her favorite part of the DRI, and her successes and challenges this summer.
  • Margaret Holt offers tips on how to get involved with research early at Davidson.

Research at Davidson: Margaret Holt Smith

Stapleton Internship: Sarah Jordan, part 1

Host: Katie Randa

Special Guests:
Sarah Jordan ’13

Takeaways

Stapleton Internship: Sarah Jordan, part 1

Stapleton Internship: Kelsi Hobbs

Host: Katie Randa

Special Guests
Kelsi Hobbs ’13

Takeaways

  • What is the Stapleton internship?
  • Learn about Kelsi’s work with Charlotte’s Crisis Assistance Ministry.
  • What did Kelsi think she would learn from this internship, and what did she learn?
  • How was Kelsi placed with her internship location?

Stapleton Internship: Kelsi Hobbs

Religious Diversity at Davidson, part 2

Host: Katie Randa

Special Guests
Kelly Lence ‘11, President Interfaith Fellowship
Margot Zipperstein ‘11, member of Davidson College Hillel

Takeaways

Religious Diversity at Davidson, part 2

Religious Diversity at Davidson, part 1

Host: Katie Randa

Special Guest:
Fareed Cheema ‘10, President of the Muslim Student Association (MSA)

Takeaways

  • Evolution of the MSA over the last four years
  • The MSA hosts religious and cultural events, including an annual Eid event, Islam Awareness Week, spoken word poets, comedians, and lectures
  • Accommodations include meal plan accommodations during Ramadan, Friday prayers on campus, and a prayer room in Chambers
  • How can Davidson continue to improve their support for Muslim students?
  • What questions should prospective students ask?
  • Coming up this semester: Stand up for Peace comedy show

Religious Diversity, Part 1