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CCI Diversity Weekly E-Newsletter

Here are the diversity updates for this week.

Please contact Amanda Leu at aleu@kent.edu with questions.

This will be the last CCI Diversity Newsletter for Spring 2018.

 

JEWISH AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

 

May is Jewish American Heritage Month

 

Celebrate Jewish Americans who have helped weave the fabric of American history, culture, and society.

 

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ASIAN/PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

 

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

 

Join in paying tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success.

 

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KARAMU YA WAHITIMU/CELEBRACIÓN DE LOS GRADUADOS

 

Thursday, May 10th

6PM

Memorial Athletic Convocation Center (MACC)

 

This pre-commencement celebration and final Rites of Passage is a graduation ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of all graduating African American, Native American, Latinx, Hispanic, and Multiracial undergraduate and graduate students.

 

Students graduating in Spring 2018 and Summer 2018 are encouraged to register.

 

Click Here to Register (Only graduates need to register)

 

All are welcome to attend, and registration is NOT required for attendees.

STUDENT PERSISTENCE AWARD SCHOLARSHIP

 

Applications Due: Friday, May 11th

 

Applications for The Student Persistence Award Scholarship (a.k.a. Lester A. Lefton Persistence Scholarship) are currently being accepted for current juniors and seniors.

 

Click Here to Apply

STUDENT MULTICULTURAL CENTER IS HIRING

 

The SMC is hiring students for the 2018-2019 academic year.

 

Qualifications:

- Eligible for Federal Work Study

- Enrolled in at least 12 credit hours for Fall 2018

- Have a minimum of a 2.4 Overall GPA

- Sensitive to cultural differences

 

Apply at Flash@Work through Flashline

Job ID: 26816

NLGJA – STUDENT JOURNALISM TRAINING PROJECT

 

Applications Due: Thursday, May 17th

 

NLGJA’s CONNECT: Student Journalism Training Project provides real-world experience and professional connections at NLGJA’s National Convention for 10 students across the country who are considering a career in journalism.

 

This year’s National Convention is at the

Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs, California, September 6-9, 2018.

NLGJA covers student expenses including transportation, food, and hotel accommodations.

 

Applicants do not need to be a member of NLGJA or a member of the LGBTQ community to apply. NLGJA accepts applicants from all disciplines, departments, and majors.

 

Click Here to Apply

UHURU MAGAZINE APPLICATIONS

 

Applications Due: Friday, May 18th

 

UHURU is an award-winning magazine that aims to promote innovation, creativity, and culture through the voice of marginalized students on the Kent State University campus.

 

Join the UHURU staff for 2018-2019!

 

Click Here to Apply 

THIRD FRIDAY OUT

 

Friday, May 18th

5-7PM

Bricco in Kent

 

Join in for a social gathering of graduate students, staff, faculty, and the community.

A DAY OF DISCOVERY

Wednesday, May 23rd

8:30AM-2:45PM

Kent State Student Center Ballroom Balcony

 

Join in for a conference to find your path and discover your purpose in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) Fields.

 

You will enjoy:

 Hearing about careers in CSD fields

 Examining the paths to careers in CSD fields

 Networking with CSD students and professionals in the field

 Learning about funding for a degree in CSD

 Exploring your power of perseverance and much, much more

 

Lunch will be provided.

 

Click Here to Register

PFLAG CLEVELAND SCHOLARSHIP

 

Applications Due: Saturday, June 30th

 

PFLAG is an LGBTQ+ organization that aims to provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding students. 

 

Any eligible candidate with a relationship to the LGBTQ+ community is invited to apply; this means LGBTQ-identified, ally, or family and/or friend of LGBTQ-individuals.

 

Click Here to Learn More and Apply

 

 

SUMMER PRIDE EVENTS

Cleveland:    Saturday, June 2nd

PittsburghSaturday, June 9th

Columbus:    Saturday, June 16th

Cincinnati:   Saturday, June 23rd

Erie:                    Saturday, June 30th

Youngstown:             Saturday, July 21st

Toledo:                            Saturday, August 18th

Akron:                              Saturday, August 25th

HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!

 

Good Luck With Finals

 

Congratulations Graduates

 

Have A Great Summer

 

See You In The Fall

 

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.”

- Anatole France, French novelist