Multicultural and Diversity Committee

Mission Statement

The mission of the Kent State University, Department of Psychological Sciences, Multicultural and Diversity Committee (MDC) is to make a positive difference in the education of all students within the department through the promotion of an atmosphere of multicultural acceptance, competence, and diversity.



MDC's Constitution is a written document that establishes the rules and principles of the committee. The constitution defines the fundamental principles, and establishes the structure, procedures, powers and duties, of the committee.

Related Links

Alex Chong teaching high school Upward Bound students during the team-taught Psychology course provided for the 2015 Summer Upward Bound Program at Kent State University. This is one of the MDC's many activities conducted to promote an atmosphere of diversity.




2022 - 2023 MDC

Faculty Advisor: Mary Himmelstein (email)

Past Chairperson: Tiffany Rowell (email)
Chairperson: Keaton Sommerville (email)

Chair of Legacy: Dan Scheibe (email)

Vice Chair of Legacy: Karigan Capps (email)

Chair of Finances: Karen Wetzel (email)
Vice Chair of Finances: Wyatt Macejka (email)

Chair of Resources: Erin Burke (email)
Vice Chair of Resources: Urja Bhatia (email)

Chair of Recruitment & Retention: Emily Rabinowitz (email
Vice Chair of Recruitment & Retention: Madison Quinn (email

Chair of Events & Programs: Theresa Gladstone (email)
Vice Chair of Events & Programs: Alexis McGhee email)

Are you interested in joining the Multicultural and Diversity Committee or participating in activities? 

If so, please contact the Chair.  Thank you very much for your interest.