diversity

The following list is just a small sample of the many scholarship opportunities available at Kent State University, in the College of Communication and Information, and through outside organizations. Our students with diverse identities and backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply for all scholarships available to them. This list only highlights...

Center for International & Intercultural Education

Picture of people saying hi in different language On February 25, 2020, CIIE celebrated International Mother Language Day at 200 (Read Room) White Hall. Students, faculty, and scholars learned about the meaning and importance of International Mother Language Day. Activities for participants included Language Wall: The State of Language; Language Wall: Images; and proverbs and poems in different...

LGBTQ Pride Flag Molly Merryman, Ph.D., the founding director of Kent State University's Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality and associate professor of sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a USA TODAY opinion piece which outlined black transgender women’s contributions to the LGBTQ movement. The article focused on how in the...

Photographs of refugees span across the Lefton Esplanade for the "We the People" exhibit. A group of artists, educators and volunteers worked together to produce “We the People,” an outdoor art exhibit at Kent State University that pays tribute to refugees from around the world who have made Northeast Ohio their home.   The exhibit spanned the Lefton Esplanade throughout the spring showcasing large photographs of individuals who...

Photographs of refugees span across the Lefton Esplanade for the "We the People" exhibit. Mike Daniels, doctoral student in Higher Education Administration, presented Conducting a Diversity (MRI): Being Mindful, Realistic and Intentional at the Ohio Consortium of Multicultural Centers in Higher Education 2019 Spring conference.  The conference was held on April 12, 2019, at Kent Student Center....

Dana Lawless-Andric (left) and Vice President Alfreda Brown (right) present Amy Reynolds, Ph.D., dean of the College of Communication and Information, with the 2018 Unity Award for Diversity. Dean Reynolds accepted the award on behalf of the college. Kent State’s College of Communication and Information was recognized with the 2018 Unity Award for Diversity for implementing a variety of diversity courses as part of its curriculum, creating successful diversity programs, and dedicating faculty and staff to diversity initiatives within the college and the university. The College of...

Dana Lawless-Andric (left) and Vice President Alfreda Brown (right) present Amy Reynolds, Ph.D., dean of the College of Communication and Information, with the 2018 Unity Award for Diversity. Dean Reynolds accepted the award on behalf of the college. The Kent State University College of Communication and Information (CCI) will host its first-ever Diversity Week from April 24 – 28. The week-long event is the culminating activity to come out of CCI’s new Office of Academic Diversity Outreach headed by coordinator Amanda Leu. The office, which works closely with student, faculty and staff...

College of Communication & Information

Dana Lawless-Andric (left) and Vice President Alfreda Brown (right) present Amy Reynolds, Ph.D., dean of the College of Communication and Information, with the 2018 Unity Award for Diversity. Dean Reynolds accepted the award on behalf of the college. AJ Leu, CCI Diversity Director  Luke Armour, JMC Full-time Faculty  Belinda Boon, INFO Full-time Faculty  Deanna Burritt-Peffer, EMAT Special Assistant  Danielle Coombs, JMC Full-time Faculty  Kevin Dilley, Director of Kent State Student Media Kristin Dowling, Director of Ideabase Nzinga Hart, CCI Graduate Academic Program Coordinator Larrie...

College of Communication & Information

Dana Lawless-Andric (left) and Vice President Alfreda Brown (right) present Amy Reynolds, Ph.D., dean of the College of Communication and Information, with the 2018 Unity Award for Diversity. Dean Reynolds accepted the award on behalf of the college. May 8th, 2018 CCI Diversity Newsletter May 1st, 2018 CCI Diversity Newsletter April 24th, 2018 CCI Diversity Newsletter April 18th, 2018 CCI Diversity Newsletter April 11th, 2018 CCI Diversity Newsletter April 3rd, 2018 CCI Diversity Newsletter March 27th, 2018 CCI Diversity Newsletter March 20th, 2018 CCI Diversity Newsletter March 13th,...

College of Communication & Information

Dana Lawless-Andric (left) and Vice President Alfreda Brown (right) present Amy Reynolds, Ph.D., dean of the College of Communication and Information, with the 2018 Unity Award for Diversity. Dean Reynolds accepted the award on behalf of the college. CCI Diversity Days 2019-2020 Diversity and inclusion are important in the College of Communication and Information (CCI) all throughout the year. To more accurately reflect this priority, CCI Diversity Week will be celebrated as CCI Diversity Days beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year! CCI Diversity Days - On the Road! We are taking CCI...