Here are the diversity updates for this week.
Please contact Amanda Leu at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
KARAMU YA WAHITIMU/CELEBRACIÓN DE LOS GRADUADOS
Thursday, May 10th
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.
STUDENT MULTICULTURAL CENTER IS HIRING
The SMC is hiring students for the 2018-2019 academic year.
- 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.
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!
THIRD FRIDAY OUT
Friday, May 18th
Bricco in Kent
Join in for a social gathering of graduate students, staff, faculty, and the community.
A DAY OF DISCOVERY
Wednesday, May 23rd
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.
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.
SUMMER PRIDE EVENTS
Cleveland: Saturday, June 2nd
Pittsburgh: Saturday, 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
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