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College of Communication & Information

The Kent State University College of Communication and Information (CCI) has created a new office and position in its college in an effort to better support the needs of its underserved and underrepresented students. The Office of Academic Diversity Outreach (OADO) provides diversity education, support and resources to the faculty, staff and...

Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Annual DiversiFEST  As part of Kent State University’s annual homecoming celebration, the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosts the annual DiversiFEST . This festival is a celebration of Kent State University's culture and diversity. Attendees have the opportunity to learn more about the services and events provided by the...

Kent State University’s commitment to maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus has received acknowledgement from INSIGHT Into Diversity, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education, for a third consecutive year. INSIGHT Into Diversity has selected Kent State as a recipient of the 2015 Higher Education Excellence in...

Kate O On Wednesday, Kate O’Brian, president of Al Jazeera America, was honored at the 12th annual Robert G. McGruder awards lecture and luncheon, with the distinguished guest lecture award. The award recognizes the accomplishments of media professionals who encourage diversity in the field of journalism. The luncheon and lecture are co-sponsored by...

Kate O As part of Autism Awareness Month in April, Kent State University presents “Living With Autism,” which kicks off with a presentation that will be followed by a fundraiser for student scholarships to benefit Kent State students studying autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The events begin on April 9 at 7 p.m. Faculty, staff, students and the entire...

Kate O Notable Casting Director Tapped for Media Distinguished Leadership Award Kate O’Brian, president of Al Jazeera America, has been named the 2015 winner of the Robert G. McGruder Distinguished Guest Lecture and Award for Diversity by the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University. The award recognizes the accomplishments...

Kate O In less than two years since he’s been with the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Professor Federico Subervi, Ph.D., has not only dedicated his time and efforts in educating future journalists, he has also served as a pioneer in the development of a Latino-Oriented News Literacy (LONLit) program.  Subervi, an expert about Latino...

School of Media and Journalism

Kate O JMC Diversity Plan Download JMC Diversity Plan JMC Diversity Plan Progress Report  MAY 2017 The School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) at Kent State University continues its commitment to diversity and inclusion as evident by the roles of the Diversity and Globalization Committee (DGC), the Student Voice Team (SVT) and the faculty...

Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Kate O Equipping the Leaders of Today, Building The Foundations of Tomorrow. The Diversity Education and Training Lab is housed within the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The DEI Education and Training Lab aims to foster and develop diversity and cultural competency through awareness, knowledge and skills. The Lab's team combines diverse...

Kate O Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services announces the appointment of Vicki Haywood Doe, Ph.D., ACSM-HFS, as its 2014 Diversity Catalyst. Doe, a resident of Niles, Ohio, will work on behalf of Kent State’s College of Education, Health and Human Services and its Office of Diversity Outreach and Development during...