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The University of Michigan will host the fourth annual First-Gen Student Week, November 1 – 4. First-Gen Week celebrates both the accomplishments and challenges that are unique to first-generation college students. A community of over 4,000 students, First-Gen Week events offers an opportunity for community building while raising awareness of this student population on campus.… Continue Reading First-Generation Student Week to Celebrate Accomplishments, Challenges
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Center for Educational Outreach (CEO) Supports and advances the University of Michigan’s commitment to educational outreach and academic excellence by: Cultivating partnerships with U-M faculty, staff and students to develop and implement programs that inform, engage and inspire a diverse community of scholars. Championing a university-level and statewide strategy for educational outreach and engagement to… Continue Reading ODEI Initiatives You Can Support this Giving Blueday
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Activist, scholar and author Angela Davis told a University of Michigan audience Jan. 20 that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would agree the civil rights movement was far bigger than just one person.
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To commemorate the legacy of civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the University of Michigan’s 2020 MLK Symposium will focus on the complexities associated with diversity and highlighting the diversity within marginalized communities.
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The University of Michigan will host it’s second annual First-Gen Student week, October 28 – November 1. The week-long series of events are in support of first-generation college student success.
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[su_box title=”MORE FIRSTGEN IMPACT STORIES” box_color=”#003082″ title_color=”#ffffff”]- Effort Helps First-Generation Students at U-M Meet Challenges – University Dedicates New Space for First-Generation Students – U-M to Host First-Generation Student Week, Symposium[/su_box] The Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder Foundation, recently announced the… Continue Reading University of Michigan Receives First Forward Designation for Commitment to First-Generation Student Success
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The University of Michigan will host the 33rd annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium on Monday, January 21, 2019 beginning at 10 a.m. at Hill Auditorium. This year’s theme, “Unravel,” will feature keynote speakers Tim Wise, author and educator, and Julia Putnam, principal of the James and Grace Lee Boggs School. Wise is… Continue Reading University of Michigan to Host 33rd Annual MLK Symposium
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Recipients of the 10th annual Distinguished Diversity Leaders Award for University of Michigan staff were celebrated Monday at an afternoon ceremony at the Michigan League.
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