Stories tagged with: Diversity

Last Word with Lisa Flowers-Clements

April 11, 2024 The recently appointed director of the University’s Multicultural Center reflects on her time at OHIO, as both a student and an employee, and her vision for the future of the Center.

Russ College grant helps promote diversity and inclusion in local schools

April 6, 2023 Professor in Engineering Technology and Management, Yuqiu You, collaborated with AAPI-LEAD employee affinity group to host two global fairs at The Plains Intermediate School and Athens High School.

"Let's Talk Race" book club works to educate public

January 24, 2023 The “Let’s Talk Race” virtual book club isn’t even a year old, but it has already tackled a variety of historical topics while covering today’s issues, as well.

Students switch roles with deaf individuals at training event

October 4, 2022 Students learned firsthand the challenges deaf patients face at a recent training event.

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Heritage College hosts panel during Black Alumni Reunion

October 4, 2022 As part of Ohio University's Black Alumni Reunion, the Heritage College organized a panel of physicians to discuss a range of topics.

Ohio University awarded Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for fifth consecutive year

September 14, 2022 Ohio University has been awarded the 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity for the fifth consecutive year.

Summer Scholars provides students a unique start to medical school

July 15, 2022 Where medical school starts is not the same for everyone. For some at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, it begins with a program called Summer Scholars.

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MLK event aims to bring community together

March 23, 2022 In memory of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Ohio University Southern will host a community discussion of “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” on the anniversary of the Civil Rights leader’s death.

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Thom Stevenson selected to lead new Patton College Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

October 21, 2021 The Patton College has implemented a new Diversity and Inclusion Committee that comprises membership and the vision previously addressed by three Patton College committees.

Ohio University launches new Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander employee affinity organization

September 8, 2021 Launched in the summer of 2021, AAPI-LEAD welcomes all OHIO employees who seek opportunities to foster networking, professional development, awareness, and support for AAPI at OHIO.

Dr. Sergio Robles named to Cleveland Fed’s New Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council

March 31, 2021 Dr. Sergio Robles was nominated by his peers to serve as one of eight members on the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council. 

OHIO students create new theater organization to amplify voices of BIPOC artists

August 31, 2020 OHIO students have created a new theater organization, Vibrancy Theater, directly aimed at providing a sustainable space for BIPOC student theater artists to have their stories heard.

OHIO professors Franz and Dhanani publish article on Xenophobia and Discrimination in the time of COVID-19

May 29, 2020 Ohio University professors Berkeley Franz and Lindsay Dhanani have published an article in Spark on xenophobia and discrimination in the time of COVID-19.

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Keep including initiative highlights inclusive virtual learning

May 4, 2020 The new Keep Inclusive platform encourages the OHIO teaching community to prioritize diversity, inclusion, and access in virtual classroom settings.

Spotlight on Diversity at OHIO: National expert speaks on microaggressions during Virtual Diversity Leadership Institute

April 23, 2020 OHIO Diversity and Inclusion hosted the 2020 Virtual Diversity Leadership Institute on April 16 on the topic of how microaggressions can impact the daily lives of marginalized people.