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EKU Diversity Mini-Grant 2017-18

EKU Diversity Office

Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) is committed to creating and improving efforts to make our campus a more diverse and inclusive community. To support these efforts, the Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and Chief Diversity Officer, is soliciting proposals for the implementation of research and scholarly initiatives that address diversity and inclusive excellence on our campus.

The purpose of the EKU Diversity Mini-Grant Program is to:

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

Diversity Scholars 2017-18

EKU Diversity Office

The Diversity Office is proud to announce their Diversity Scholars for 2017-18

Tiana Caudill

Rebecca Coleman

Latrell Floyd

Victoria "Raven" Garcia

Dylan Hanshaw

Dakota Himes

Liubitza Mendoza Aguazul

London Nelson

Ivan Oliva

Jeniffer Paxtle-Granieno

Diamond Richards

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

FREE MOSAIIC Conference

The Multicultural Opportunities, Strategies and Institutional Inclusiveness Conference (MOSAIIC) if FREE to all EKU faculty, staff and students!

Nov 9 & 10 | University of Kentucky

Keynote presentation: "In Pursuit of Justice: Your Free Expression Rights" by Dr. Aimee Edmondson (Ohio University)

REGISTER HERE NOW!

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.

Survive & Advance

EKU Diversity Office

EKU Center for Student Accessibility Presents:

Survive & Advance: Accessibility and Athletics

Oct 24 | 9am | Whitlock Auditorium

Click here for full program

For more information contact: Ashley.Oliver@eku.edu