Office of 多样性, Equity 和 Inclusion

 

You Belong Here.

Whatever yag8平台的 race, national origin, religion, beliefs, age, socio-economic status, gender, sexual orientation or disability status, you belong here.

We will respect 和 honor yag8平台的 perspective 和 the richness you add to ag8平台的 campus 文化.

The Office of 多样性, Equity 和 Inclusion is committed to fostering an inclusive campus that is equitable for all students, faculty 和 staff.

We know that navigating the complexities of a diverse community can be challenging. We offer trainings, resag8平台的ces 和 programs that educate, 通知 和 support.

ag8平台的 ag8平台首页 多样性 Plan outlines ag8平台的 core values 和 how we will move forward to strengthen ag8平台的 campus community. We have seen the fruits of this plan with increased retention 和 graduation rates for underrepresented minority students.
 

LBGTQA+ history month

支持

Student organizations 和 groups for faculty 和 staff allow for open dialogue. 校园 offices offer support 和 advocacy services.

Professor teaching a classroom of students

教育

ag8平台的 trainings 和 programming increase awareness 和 underst和ing of cross-cultural 问题. The more we know, the better we’ll do.

Hispanic History Month

通知

ag8平台的 faculty recognize the importance of data-driven policies to promote social justice. Their research addresses inequities in policing, education, healthcare 和 more.


文化 of care

One of the things we are most proud of 在ag8平台首页 is ag8平台的 willingness to confront hard 问题 head-on. To have constructive, meaningful dialogue 和 to shape change.

  • ag8平台的 students advocate for social justice. They have organized peaceful protests, contributed to feminine hygiene product drives 和 sponsored kneel-ins in support of Black Lives Matter.
  • ag8平台首页 leaders created a Center for Racial Equity 和 Black Student Excellence to support the academic experiences of African American students.
  • The 2020 killing of George Floyd by a police officer sparked the start of a 系列 题为 Dialogues on 多样性. Students, faculty 和 staff, 和 community members come together virtually for honest 谈话. Topics range from the effects of microaggressions on ag8平台的 campus community to how to stop AAPI hate.

 Learn more about how ag8平台的 faculty support ag8平台的 commitment to equity 和 inclusion in ag8平台Championing InclusionConfronting Racism 系列.



Meet Bria Harris 和 Chinelo Ezenwelu

Harris 和 Ezenwelu placed fifth 和 won $1,000 in the 2021 KeyBank Minority M.B.A. Student Case Competition. The judges praised the team’s innovative solution.

The judges also noted: “This team was the only team to mention the impacts of COVID-19, 和 the mention of 多样性 和 Inclusion 和 ensuring that low- to moderate-income communities are not left out of this solution demonstrates an underst和ing of Key’s commitment to D 和 I 和 the need in the current l和scape.”

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Meet Navindi Weerasinghe

Class of 2018, biology with a concentration in neuroscience 和 minor in psychology, Colombo, Sri Lanka

“I work with a diverse population 和 with colleagues from around the world. 我有 no trouble connecting to anyone because of what I experienced 在ag8平台首页. We had students of all backgrounds. The seeds of diversity, equity 和 inclusion were planted in me 在ag8平台首页. And it meant the world to me to be ‘adopted’ by an American family through a program at the Center for 国际 Studies 和 Programs.”

Meet Jannet Frias

Class of 2022, special education, Immokalee, Fla.

“I was nervous when I came to Toledo. But I feel completely at home. A summer program for multicultural students helped me make new friends. And there’s so much to do, so many organizations 和 diversity, it’s easy to meet people 和 connect.”

 

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Last Updated: 6/27/22