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Diversity Events

Kent State Stark is committed to providing an environment that recognizes the value of bringing together people from all cultures and backgrounds.

Various campus committees create opportunities for the public and campus community to get together and experience diversity in all its forms by:

  • Sponsoring events that celebrate diversity
  • Inviting speakers that focus on diverse topics
  • Developing strategies for bringing diversity into the classroom
  • Increasing efforts to recruit students, faculty and staff with a diverse background

2018-2019 Diversity Events

 
IMMIGRATION MONTH - OCT/NOV 2018

 
IMMIGRATION "FACT CHECK" QUIZZES ON FACEBOOK

Oct. 1 - Nov. 9, 2018
Campus Center

Come to Speak Your Truth on Oct.31 to get the correct answers. Take quizzes at:

 
GUEST SPEAKER: JOE CIMPERMAN

Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Campus Center

President of Global Cleveland, Joe Cimperman, will speak about immigration, economics and culture in the Akron-Canton area. Free, light refreshments will be provided.

 
ACIREMA WORKSHOP
Friday, Oct. 26, 2018
2 p.m.
101 Science & Nursing

Learn what it’s like to become an international student and what it is like to live in the United States of America as an international student or as a foreigner.

 
SPEAK YOUR TRUTH - IMMIGRATION: LET'S FACT CHECK IT!
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018
1 - 2:15 p.m.
Campus Center

Join us in an interactive discussion as we talk about the Top 10 Held Misconceptions about Immigration and let's fact check them to discover the truth. Free, light refreshments provided. 

 
REFUGEE VS. MIGRANT
Friday, Nov. 2, 2018
12 - 1 p.m.
Science & Nursing Conference Room

Join Sarah Schmidt, coordinator for Global Education Initiatives, for this informative discussion.

 
PANEL DISCUSSION: IMMIGRANT VOICES OF KENT STATE STARK
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Main Hall Auditorium

Hear from a panel of students, faculty and staff members from Kent State Stark who have first-hand immigration experience.