February 28th, 2017 CCI Diversity Newsletter | College of Communication & Information | Kent State University

February 28th, 2017 CCI Diversity Newsletter

FEBRUARY 28, 2017

NEW! Men Of Color Forum

TONIGHT!! Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Student Multicultural Center Room 206 | 6-8pm

 

Come listen to the Men of Color Forum in the Student Multicultural Center tonight on the second floor of the Kent Student Center. Kent State University is committed to the success of our students and wants to learn about the experiences of men of color on campus.

 

NEW! Red Sands Project

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Risman Plaza | 9am-3pm

 

Join International Justice Mission as they bring awareness to forced labor and human trafficking.

NEW! Unity Shabbat

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Cohn Jewish Center | 5:30-8pm

 

Join Rabbi Steve Greenberg, the first openly Gay Orthodox Rabbi for a Unity Shabbat!

 

NEW! PRIDE!Kent Fundraiser

Monday, March 6th, 2017

PIZZAFIRE – Downtown Kent | 11am-10pm

 

PRIDE!Kent will be having a fundraiser at PIZZAFIRE in downtown Kent from 11am - 10pm on March 6th. Just mention the fundraiser to the cashier, and PIZZAFIRE will donate 15% to PRIDE!Kent. They even have vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options for anyone with a restrictive diet!

Office of Global Education Study Abroad Scholarships

 

Tell Your Students! We are pleased to announce that the Office of Global Education at Kent State has established “The First Experience Abroad and Diversity Abroad Scholarships” to help provide equal access to study abroad experiences for students who are participating in their first study abroad experience and/or students who are underrepresented. Scholarship amounts will range from $500 to $4,000.  These scholarships are open to any degree-seeking student at Kent State (undergraduate and graduate) with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 who successfully submits a scholarship application and the required essay.

Students may apply directly through this address:

https://goo.gl/forms/lW2FD7cWrtKBTmbd2

 

NEW! Akron Pride Calls for Volunteers 

 

Akron Pride will be hosting their first ever Pride Festival, and they are in need of volunteers to make it happen!

If you are interested please click here: http://www.akronpride.org/volunteer/

 

Mothers, Mentors & Muses

8th Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Reception

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Kent State University Ballroom | 5:00-7:30PM

 

 

 

REGISTER EARLY, SPACE IS LIMITED!

Join us in honoring the 2017 class of Mothers, Mentors & Muses and support the scholarship of rising female and female-identifying leaders.

Congratulations to our CCI 2017 Honorees:

Jody Boles, Anna Gower, Alice Kopunovitz, Valora Renicker, & Molly Taggart!!

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: CONNIE SCHULTZ  

PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AMERICAN WRITER

JOURNALIST AND NATIONALLY SYNDICATED COLUMNIST

KENT STATE FACULTY MEMBER