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Multicultural Affairs
CVCC Office of Multicultural Affairs

For all students, staff and faculty to embrace and value diversity.

To provide the catalyst for creating a climate on CVCC campuses for a positive educational experience for all students. 


"What Difference Does Difference Make" 
   Contest for K-12 & College Students

What Difference Does Difference Make?  - Video contest for K-12 & College Students

"What Difference Does Difference Make" Video Contest Information

Students K-12 and college level are asked to submit videos on  the 2016 CVCC Black History Celebration theme  "What Difference Does Difference Make." The videos will be up to 3 minutes long and can be submitted by a student, class or school.  Family, friends and the community will be able to vote for the best videos online and by printed ballot. The top twelve videos will be juried by community leaders and the top four will be shown at the event. Participants' schools in attendance at the CVCC Black History Celebration on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 in support of the video selected from their school will be allowed to submit votes at the event as bonus votes.

The Grand Prize winner will receive a Go Pro camera package and a trophy. The winning student's school will receive a plaque recognizing the student. If the video submitted by a class or the school itself wins, the GoPro will go to that school's media center. Second, Third and Fourth place winners will receive trophies. The top twelve will receive medals. All participants will receive certificates. Submit your video.

Winners will be announced at the CVCC Office of Multicultural Affairs. The deadline for video submissions is January 30, 2015.

Sponsors- CVCC Multicultural, CVCC Foundation, Education Matters, BB&T and Hickory Daily Record

Video contest sponsors are: CVCC Multicultural Affairs Office, CVCC Foundation, CVCC Education Matters, BB&T and Hickory Daily Record.

Black History Celebration
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 6 to 8pm
CVCC Tarlton Complex
Food- Entertainment - Prizes-Free Admission

For more information about the Black History Celebration, call 828-327-7000, ext. 4578

The event is free to the community. If you have a disability and need accommodations, please contact Wanda Horvath at least 72 hours in advance at 828-327-7000, ext. 4222 or

2550 US HIGHWAY 70 SE • HICKORY, NC • 28602-8302 • 828.327.7000
Updated 12.08.2015: Multicultural Affairs