May 4th, 2017 CCI Diversity Newsletter
May 4, 2017
NEW CCI Diversity Week Feedback Survey
Thank you to everyone who participated in our first CCI Diversity Week! We would love to hear your feedback and suggestions for future events and activities.
NEW Community Planning Session
Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Kent State Hotel and Conference Center | 4-6PM
Join Provost Diacon to discuss plans for the 50th commemoration of the events of May 4th, 1970.
Friday, May 5th, 2017
Kent Student Center Ballroom | 5:30-8:00pm
Lavender Graduation builds on the university-wide commencement events as an officially-supported ceremony honoring the achievements of graduating LGBTQ+ and Ally undergraduate and graduate students at Kent State University. Registration was required, but please contact the LGBTQ Student Center (28580) if you are still interested in attending and did not register. They may be able to squeeze you in.
NEW Akron Rubber Ducks Pride Night
Friday, May 5th, 2017
RubberDucks Stadium | 6:35PM
Come out for a fun night of baseball and to celebrate your Pride with the Akron Rubberducks and the community. Game will be followed by a firework show.
Karamu Ya Wahitimu / Celebracion de los Graduados
Thursday, May 11th, 2017
Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MACC) | 6PM
Karamu Ya Wahitimu/Celebracion de los Graduados is a pre-commencement ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of all graduating African American, Native American, and Hispanic and/or Latino/a undergraduate and graduate students. The event is open to everyone and there is no registration required.
NEW Third Friday Out
Friday, May 19th, 2017
Panini’s Bar & Grill Kent location | 5-7PM
A social gathering of graduate students, staff, faculty, and the community.
NEW Tee Up For Scholarships Golf Outing
Monday, May 22nd, 2017
Windmill Lakes Golf Course | 9AM
The Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion will be hosting the 5th Annual Tee Up for Scholarships Golf Outing. Please encourage all of the golfers in your lives to participate in this great opportunity to help our students.
For more information, please visit www.kent.edu/diversity/golf.