Division of Diversity Equity and Inclusion

A Kent State student listens to a speaker during the university’s 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. Kent State University held its 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Jan. 26 at 4 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. This year’s theme was “Testament of Hope: Past, Present and Future of Diversity.” The keynote speaker for the event was David Anderson, D.Phil. He is founder and president of the BridgeLeader Network...

Kent State University students who are members of Autism Connections Kent, a new student organization on campus, pose for a photo in the Kent Student Center. Group created by students with autism spectrum disorder to highlight diversity, not disability Kent State University is once again starting a new fall semester with an abundance of enthusiastic students, but one thing is strikingly different: Kent State has a new student organization on campus that joins the few of its type in the nation. Autism...

Kent State University students who are members of Autism Connections Kent, a new student organization on campus, pose for a photo in the Kent Student Center. Kent State University is once again starting a new fall semester with an abundance of enthusiastic students, but one thing is strikingly different: Kent State has a new student organization on campus that joins the few of its type in the nation. Autism Connections Kent has been created by students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their...