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:
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/
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!!