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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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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AJ Leu, CCI Diversity Director  Luke Armour, JMC Full-time Faculty  Belinda Boon, INFO Full-time Faculty  Deanna Burritt-Peffer, DSCI 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...

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The CCI Diversity Team (the Team) serves as an advisory board for the CCI Diversity Director. The Team is comprised of dedicated faculty, staff and students from all schools within the College of Communication and Information who have volunteered to assist in the development and implementation of diversity and inclusion initiatives in our college....

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The McNair Scholars Program is a federal TRIO program funded at 151 institutions across the United States and Puerto Rico by the U.S. Department of Education. It is designed to prepare undergraduate students for doctoral studies through involvement in research and other scholarly activities. The goal of the McNair Scholars Program is to increase...

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AJ Leu, M.Ed.  CCI Diversity Director Pronouns: They/Them/She/Her 318 Library 330-672-0185aleu@kent.edu  AJ Leu is the CCI Diversity Director in the College of Communication and Information at Kent State University. Leu is a Kent State alumna who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 2012, a Master’s in...