January 24th, 2017 CCI Diversity Newsletter | College of Communication & Information | Kent State University

January 24th, 2017 CCI Diversity Newsletter

JANUARY 24, 2017

Faculty and Staff Yoga at the Women’s Center

January 23rd – February 27th

Williamson House

FACULTY AND STAFF ONLY

SESSION I:  WEEKS OF JANUARY 23 - FEBRUARY 27

Monday  5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.  Vicki Bocchicchio

Tuesday  1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  Margot Milcetich

Wednesday  5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.  Mary Lou Holly

Friday  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Valerie Samuel

6 week session: $50 returning/$55 new participants

Class fees may be paid to the instructor on the first day of class.

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Kent Student Center – Ballroom | 4pm

Kent State University will hold its 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Jan. 26 at 4 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. This year’s theme is “Testament of Hope: Past, Present and Future of Diversity.” The keynote speaker for the event is David Anderson, D.Phil. He is founder and president of the BridgeLeader Network (BLN), one of the world’s leading authorities on building bridges across the deep divides of race, faith, culture, and wealth.

NEW! Safe Spaces Speaker Series

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Oscar Ritchie Hall Room 250 | 7PM

The Safe Spaces Speaker Series presents: “Escape and Resettlement: The Transitional Life of a Refugee.”

The event will be held on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. in Oscar Ritchie Hall, Room 250.

NEW! Kent Talks 

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Tri-Towers Lobby | 6PM

The first KENTtalks of the spring semester will be held Tuesday, January 31st at 6 p.m. in the Tri-Towers Lobby. This forum will be “Let’s Talk Trump: Understanding Both Sides of the Vote.” Free T-shirts and refreshments

NEW! Spectrum Groundhog Day Mixer

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Kent Student Center – Ballroom Balcony | 5-8pm

FACULTY AND STAFF ONLY

Free food & drinks! Cash Bar! Games! Prizes! And more!

Spectrum always welcomes faculty and staff of all sexual and gender identities.

This event is open to everyone! The more, the merrier!

Please join us for a night of fun and make some new friends!

We’ll have our signature Rainbow Squirrel Window Decals available at the event!

 

NEW! MENTORING MIX & MINGLE

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Kent Student Center Room 306 | 3:00 – 5:00pm

FACULTY AND STAFF ONLY

The McNair Scholars Program and ERLI Faculty Connections program will host a Mentoring Mix & Mingle on Friday, February 3rd to provide faculty the opportunity to meet program students, learn about mentoring opportunities, and share their expertise surrounding research, graduate school education, and professional development.

Contact Emily McClaine at elamiell@kent.edu or (330) 672-3157 with questions about the event.