diversity

Connections: Cephas Archie, former chief diversity officer for SUNY Brockport

Cephas Archie was fired from his position as the chief diversity officer for the SUNY Brockport last month. The college has not disclosed why, despite...
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Tue, 02/11/2020 - 4:55am
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Anger over College at Brockport parting ways with its chief diversity officer

The chief diversity officer at The College at Brockport has apparently been fired, and it’s resulted in a barrage of criticism of that move on social...
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Sat, 01/25/2020 - 2:15pm
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Connections: Exploring the role of chief diversity officers on college and university campuses

Inside Higher Ed reports that more institutions now have chief diversity officers than ever before. But what do those positions entail? How do colleges...
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Tue, 01/14/2020 - 9:59am
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Connections: Discussing the Racial Equity and Justice Initiative

The Racial Equity and Justice Initiative (REJI) is making strides in addressing systemic racism in the community. The program – run through the St....
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 10:24am
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Connections: Why do we need diverse books?

Why do we need diverse books – books written by diverse authors that feature diverse characters? The question is the focus of an upcoming panel hosted...
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Wed, 09/18/2019 - 10:37am
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Connections: Rue Mapp, founder and CEO of Outdoor Afro

We’re joined by Rue Mapp, the founder and CEO of Outdoor Afro , a nonprofit organization that celebrates and inspires African American connections to...
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Tue, 09/10/2019 - 10:54am
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Connections: Previewing the 2019 Clarissa Street Reunion

The Clarissa Street Reunion is the largest independently organized African American festival in Rochester. The annual event is set for Saturday, and...
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Tue, 08/13/2019 - 10:36am
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Connections: Previewing the 2019 Gateways Music Festival

The Gateways Music Festival is back. The six-day festival that celebrates and supports classical musicians of African descent kicks off on Tuesday in...
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Mon, 08/05/2019 - 10:28am
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Connections: Discussing inclusion and diversity in children's media

During the season premiere of the PBS Kids’ show “Arthur,” Arthur’s teacher, Mr. Ratburn, got married. The episode, “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone...
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Thu, 06/27/2019 - 11:48am
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UR hires first VP for equity and inclusion

The University of Rochester has hired a vice president who will have a focus on equity and inclusion to address what the interim president calls the...
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Tue, 06/04/2019 - 7:37am
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