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The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations' Washington, DC Summer Internship Program

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations' Washington, DC Summer Internship Program offers undergraduate and graduate students a ten-week professional, academic, and career opportunity internship in the nation's capital. The program features a demanding mix of professional involvement, intellectual challenge, career exploration, and cultural encounters designed to provide interns with a rich and varied experience during their time in Washington.

2016 University Diversity Breakfast

Nov 10 | Keen Johnson Ballroom

7:30 Breakfast | 8:00 Program

Keynote Speaker BIANCA LYNNE SPRIGGS!

CLICK HERE to RSVP

AFA Celebrates Black History Month

“There is Room for You! Maximizing Opportunities for Blacks in Administration”

Facilitator: Ogechi Anyanwu, Professor of History and Director of African/African-American Studies

Date: February 27

Call Me MISTER* Initiative

Goal of the Call Me MISTER Initiative
To increase the pool of teachers from under represented
diversity populations. This program targets African
American and other male education majors with diverse
cultural backgrounds.

The program provides:
An academic support system to enhance student success
A cohort system for social and cultural support
Annual participation opportunity at CALL ME MISTER
Leadership Institute at Clemson University, Clemson, South
Carolina

Scholars Week April 10-14, 2017

EKU Noel Student Celebrates Scholars Week

April 10-14 2017

The week begins with Arts Student Association Annual Juried Exhibition, 2-4pm in Fred Parker Giles Library and is filled with presentations, awards, performances, alumni spotlights and a Diversity Scholars Panel on Wednesday, April 12, 3:30 - 5pm in Allen Auditorium 108 of the Main Library.

Teaching and Learning Innovations Series

TLI: Culturally Competent Instructional Strategies that Support the Achievement of All Students
  
This workshop, part of the Teaching and Learning Innovations Series, will discuss three dimensions of cultural competency that might enhance the achievement of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

2nd Annual EKU Food Drive

Annual Food Drive

EKU's Colonel's Cupboard and the University Diversity Office has kicked-off their 2nd Annual Food Drive during November Hunger Awareness Month.  Offices and departments across campus are partnering to beat last year's record of collecting over one ton (over 2000 lbs.) of food for EKU students. Donations will be excepted through November 30th.

Why Partner for the Colonel's Cupboard?

If These Halls Could Talk

If These Halls Could Talk

Oct 13 | 5:30-8:30pm Powell Underground (snacks and refreshments will be provided)

"We hate each other because we fear each other. And we fear each other because we do not know each other. And we do not know each other because we are separated from each other." -Martin Luther King

11 college student were brought together to discuss what it is like on campuses across the country today. The students share the frustration and anguish of trying to be understood and acknowledged on campuses where the faculty and students were predominantly white.

17/18 Scholarship Application Online Now

The 2017/2018 Diversity Office Scholarship Program application is now available!

DEADLINE: March 1st, 2017

The Diversity Office Scholarship Program is to expand and enrich Eastern Kentucky University's campus life by recognizing and supporting outstanding students from first-generation, low-income and various cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds with diverse interests, perspectives and life experiences.

Diversity Initiative

The pieces of a new diversity and inclusion initiative at Eastern Kentucky University might be many, but the whole is a campus where everyone understands “we’re all part of the same fabric.”  CLICK HERE for the full story.