Equity and Inclusion

Julian Bond, a leader of the civil rights movement, served as keynote speaker at Kent State’s 13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Jan 22, 2015.Julian Bond, a leader of the civil rights movement, served as keynote speaker at Kent State’s 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Jan. 22, 2015.  

Julian Bond, a leader of the civil rights movement, served as keynote speaker at Kent State’s 13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Jan 22, 2015. Alfreda Brown, Ed.D., Kent State University’s vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion, has been selected to receive a Diversity Visionary Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. “I sincerely appreciate this award, and it was a real surprise to me, because...

Julian Bond, a leader of the civil rights movement, served as keynote speaker at Kent State’s 13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Jan 22, 2015. Outspoken transgender advocate Laverne Cox will visit Kent State University to give her “Ain’t I A Woman: My Journey to Womanhood” presentation on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. This event is free and open to the public, but a wristband is required. Required admission wristbands can be reserved starting...

Julian Bond, a leader of the civil rights movement, served as keynote speaker at Kent State’s 13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Jan 22, 2015. Kent State University has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education, for the second year in a row.  The annual HEED Award is a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that...

Julian Bond, a leader of the civil rights movement, served as keynote speaker at Kent State’s 13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Jan 22, 2015. Outspoken transgender advocate Laverne Cox will visit Kent State University to give her “Ain’t I A Woman: My Journey to Womanhood” presentation on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. This event is free and open to the public, but a wristband is required. Required admission wristbands can be reserved starting...

Julian Bond, a leader of the civil rights movement, served as keynote speaker at Kent State’s 13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Jan 22, 2015. Kent State University Libraries, in partnership with the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Department of Pan-African Studies, presents “Coming of Age at Kent 1967-71: A Pictorial of Black Student Life,” an exhibit of the photographs of Lafayette Tolliver. Tolliver is a Kent State alumnus who attended the university from...

Six recent high school graduates who will be starting classes at Kent State University this fall got a head start on their college education by studying abroad at Kent State’s Florence Summer Institute in Florence, Italy.   Tajee Anderson, Rachel Brown, Jalessa Caples, Iniah Dunbar, Dennis Meacham and Isaac Talley were part of the Seminal Six...